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Lise Holst's research material relating to Robert Lea MacCameron, 1896-1983

Holst, Lise



Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: Research notes, printed matter, photographs, and correspondence, 1981-1983, of Lise Holst relating to her work on Robert Lea MacCameron; and photocopies of MacCameron's correspondence, 1900-1912, a journal, 1896-1912, and writings.
Holst's correspondence is mainly with museums and members of the MacCameron family. Photographs and other reproductions of MacCameron's artwork. Printed matter includes exhibition catalogs and articles.
MacCameron's correspondence is with clients concerning portrait commissions, and with family and friends, including a series of letters to Henry Clews, 1909-1912. Journal entries mainly record portraits painted and European travels. Writings include essays on art topics, reminiscences, an autobiographical account, "The People I Have Painted," and "Biographical Sketch of Robert Lea MacCameron," by Robert F. MacCameron [grandson], 1967.

Biographical/Historical Note

Holst: Assisant Curator, Williams College Museum of Art. MacCameron: Painter, specializing in portraits; New York, N.Y.


Donated by Lise Holst, 1993.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Photocopies: Location of originals unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

All MacCameron papers, except reminiscences are photocopies

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Lise Holst's research material relating to Robert Lea MacCameron, 1896-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.