Jayna M. Josefson
Scope and Contents
The scattered papers of painter Laura Coombs Hills measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1863 to 1952. Found are artworks including painted sketches and needlepoint designs, biographical material, correspondence, photographs, and printed material.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Elizabeth Swan, the great-niece of Laura Hills, donated the Laura Coombs Hills papers to the Archives of American Art in 1979.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2022 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.