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Margery Ryerson papers, circa 1790

Ryerson, Margery A., 1886-1989

Art teacher, Painter, Etcher, Printmaker, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.7 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter, printmaker, and educator Margery Ryerson measure 0.7 linear feet and date from circa 1790, circa 1900, and 1902-1965. The collection comprises scattered documentation of Ryerson's career through biographical material, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and writings, and a small amount of artwork by others dating from circa 1790.

Biographical/Historical Note

Margery Ryerson (1886 1989) was a painter, printmaker, illustrator, educator, and writer active in New York City, New York. She studied at the Art Students League under Robert Henri.


The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Margery Austen Ryerson, in October 1960 and August 1967.

Language Note

English .


Processing of this collection received federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program