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A Finding Aid to the Lillian E. Travis papers relating to William Glackens and Charles Prendergast, 1917-1984, bulk 1930-1984

Lillian E. Travis papers relating to William Glackens and Charles Prendergast, 1917-1984, bulk 1930-1984

Travis, Lillian, 1886-1961

Student, Artists' model

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: The Lillian E. Travis papers relating to William Glackens and Charles Prendergast measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1917-1984. The majority of the collection consists of photographs of William Glackens, his family, and friends, Charles and Maurice Prendergast. The papers also include Ira Glackens's letters to Marion Travis and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lillian E. Travis (1886-1961) lived in New York and was a colleague of Edith Dimock Glackens at the Art Students League. Travis modelled for William Glacken's painting, "The Shoppers."

Provenance

The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by Lillian E. Travis's granddaughter, Sarah Crawford Fox, in 2012.