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Marsden Hartley in Maine ; illustrated manuscript, 1945

Ames, Polly Scribner, 1908-

Art teacher, Portrait painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (35 p.); 12 sheets with drawings

Summary: Typed manuscript "Marsden Hartley in Maine (through the eyes of Katie Young of Corea, Maine)." 12 drawings, 8 in pencil and 4 in watercolor, illustrate the manuscript. The drawings mostly illustrate the house and town in Maine where Hartley spent the last years of his life. 11 drawings are titled and one is signed: Scribner Ames. Archives also owns a copy of the published work, inscribed by Ames to former curator Garnett McCoy (not microfilmed).

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator.


Donated 1959 by Polly Scribner Ames.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel D22 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

Marsden Hartley in Maine ; illustrated manuscript, 1945. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.