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Lillian Genth papers, 1904-1958

Lillian Genth papers, 1904-1958

Genth, Lillian Mathilde, 1876-1953

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Scrapbook containing resume, clippings, magazine articles, reproductions of her paintings, and typescripts of poetry by Samuel Walter Foss; a sales ledger, ca. 1904-1947; photographs, and a catalog from a memorial exhibition, 1958; a royalty contract with the Detroit Publishing Company, 1916; and a receipt for a gift of paintings to the High Museum of Art from Mrs. William H. Bender, Jr., 1955.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.

Provenance

The donor, Mrs. William H. Bender, was a friend of Lillian Genth, and executrix of her estate; also Mrs. Bender owned a number of Genth's paintings.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3090 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Lillian Genth papers, 1904-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.