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Mollie Garfield papers, 1874-1883

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Erin Corley
Scope and Contents
The Mollie Garfield papers measures 0.2 linear feet and date from 1874 to 1883 and consist primarily of an album of 26 signed pencil sketches, ink drawings, and watercolors of various subjects by American painters and illustrators, including James Carter Beard, Harry Fenn, William Henry Holmes, Joseph Pennell, and others. Also found are a few items of correspondence and notes regarding the album and the artists, and a few scattered miscellaneous documents from the 1870s.
The collection was donated in 1970 by Mrs. Herbert (Ruth) Feis, daughter of Mollie Garfield.
Related Material
The Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown papers, 1881-1967, are located at the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Processing Information
The Mollie Garfield papers were microfilmed on reel 865, and the album was conserved in 1989. The collection was fully processed by Erin Corley and digitized in 2007 with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.