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Miscellaneous letters, notes and clippings regarding Elihu Vedder, 1857-1918

Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923

Muralist, Painter, Author, Sculptor, Illustrator


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Size: 7 items

Summary: Miscellaneous letters, notes, and clippings compiled by Robert Lewis regarding Elihu Vedder including a letter from "Charlotte" to "Sadie," 1918, concerning a picture sent by Vedder from his studio in Rome [possibly a portrait of Levi Vedder]; an undated note from Sarah L. Gaith [?], niece of Laura Vedder Willard, "All I know about the portrait of Levi Vedder"; two letters from Caroline E. Vedder to "Sister Laura" [Laura Willard] September 23, 1857, referring to "a copy of Levi's portrait," and October 19, 1886, "expecting Elihu home soon"; a writing fragment possibly by Vedder; and miscellaneous clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elihu Vedder (1836-1923) was a painter in New York, New York.


Donated 2017 by art collector Robert Lewis.

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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

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Miscellaneous letters, notes and clippings regarding Elihu Vedder, 1857-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.