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Nancy Douglas Bowditch and Brush Family papers, circa 1860-1985

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 9 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Information , 1909-1965
7 folders
Box 1

Found are invitations to Nancy's and Robert Pearmain's wedding, American consolate registration cards pertaining to the Bowditch family (circa 1914), biographical sketches on George de Forest Brush, a portion of a ship's register that carried the Brush family to Europe, Polly Pearmain's wedding invitation, certificates from the International Correspondent School, an obituary for William Robert Pearmain, and a sound recording of Nancy speaking of her trip to Shelbyville, TN.
This series has been scanned in its entirety, except for the sound recording of Nancy Douglas Bowditch.
Description Container Select
Bowditch, Nancy Douglas, undated, 1909
1
1
Bowditch Family, 1914
1
2
Brush, George de Forest, 1941-1956
1
3
Brush Family, 1913
1
4
Pearmain, Mary Alice (Polly), 1932
1
5
Pearmain, William Robert, 1911-1912
1
6
Recording of Nancy Douglas Bowditch, 1965
Tapes runs approximately 11 minutes; Nancy speaks of George de Forest Brush and his relationships with his children, she reads a letter from Brush to a resident of Sheblyville in which the death of his mother is described.
1
7

Series 2: Personal Business and Financial Records , 1908-1974
3 folders
Box 1

This series consists of scattered personal business records that include deeds of gift from various institutions and agreements from the publishing of The Joyous Painter. Also found are scattered bills and a lease from 1911 signed by William Robert Pearmain.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Personal Business Records, 1947-1974
1
8
Bills, William Robert Pearmain, 1908-1912
1
9
Lease, 1911
1
10

Series 3: Correspondence , 1895-1979
2 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-3

Found is the personal and professional correspondence of Nancy Douglas Bowditch, William Robert Pearmain, George de Forest Brush, and other members of the Brush, Bowditch and Pearmain families, including Harold Bowditch, Selma Bowditch, Mittie Taylor Whelpley Brush, Georgie Brush, Jane Brush, Mary Brush, Tribbie Brush, Mary Alice (Polly) Pearmain, and Jack Pearmain.
The series is arranged as 4 subseries:
  • Subseries 3.1: Nancy Douglas Bowditch Correspondence, circa 1900-1978
  • Subseries 3.2: William Robert Pearmain Correspondence, 1904-1912
  • Subseries 3.3: George de Forest Brush Correspondence, 1895-1926
  • Subseries 3.4: General Family Correspondence, 1903-1979
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
3.1: Nancy Douglas Bowditch Correspondence, circa 1900-1978
The bulk of this subseries consists of the personal correspondence of Nancy Bowditch with her parents and parents-in-law, siblings, and first husband, William Robert Pearmain. Also found are letters from Jane Clemens, Barry Faulkner, and Gerald, Gladys, Emma, and Mary Thayer.
Description Container
Notes, circa 1960s
1
11
Alden, D. W., 1971
1
12
Allison, Hildreth and Henry, 1946-1973
1
13
Barton, Bob, 1974
1
14
Beloin, Mary, 1975
1
15
Biagi, Laura, 1908
1
16
Bowditch, Harold, undated, 1917-1921
1
17
Bowditch, Martha, 1939-1971
1
18-19
Brush, George de Forest, 1905-1910
1
20
Brush, George de Forest, 1911-1915
1
21
Brush, George de Forest, 1916-1933
1
22
Brush, George de Forest, 1938-circa 1940
1
23
Brush, George de Forest, circa 1900-1940
1
24
Brush, George de Forest, 1941
condolence letters
1
25
Brush, Gerome, 1912-1971
1
26-27
Brush, Grandmother, 1909-1910
1
28
Brush, Jane, 1946-1952
1
29-30
Brush, Mary, circa 1940-1955
1
31
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1910-1914
1
32
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1918-1929
1
33
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1933-1941
1
34
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1942-1946
1
35
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1927-1948
1
36
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, circa 1910-1950
1
37
Brush, Thea, circa 1900-1935
1
38-39
Brush, Tribbie, 1910
1
40-41
Chantal, Bianca de, 1908
1
42
Chantal, Lya de, 1907
1
43
Childers, Molly, 1961
1
44
Clemens, Jane (Jean), 1906-1908
1
45
Clemens, Jane (Jean), 1909
1
46
Clemens, Jane (Jean), circa 1908
1
47
Coates, Winslow Shelby, circa 1940-1946
1
48-49
Coburn, Frederick, 1947
1
50
Cogswell, Kathleen, 1962-1977
1
51
Cooper, Hortense, circa 1960s
1
52
Dresser, Faith, 1917-circa 1920
1
53
Faulkner, Barry, 1909-1964
1
54-55
Faulkner, Martha B., 1908
1
56
Forbes, Grace, 1965
1
57
Greene, Mary, 1907-1912
1
58-59
Hume, Hugh, 1910-1928
1
60
Hume, Lillie, circa 1910
1
61
Henderson, C. Hanford, 1912
1
62
Henderson (?), Gerald, circa 1910
1
63
Henderson, Hilly (probably Hildegarde), circa 1900
1
64
Kent, Kathleen, circa 1910
1
65
Kidder, Homer H., 1905
1
66
Lemmi, Charles, 1910
1
67
McKittrick, Margaret, 1908-1909
1
68
McVeigh, Rogers, 1912
1
69
Proctor, A. Phimister, 1947-1949
1
70
Proctor, Hester, 1974-1978
1
71
Pumpelly, Eliza, 1909
1
72
Osgood, Hamilton, 1907
1
73
Osgood, Margaret (Nonna), 1912-1915
1
74-75
Pearmain, Alice, 1907-1927
1
76-77
Pearmain, John (Jack), 1907-1955
1
78-79
Pearmain, Margaret, 1909-1932
1
80-81
Pearmain, Mary Alice (Polly), 1928-1947
1
82-83
Pearmain, Sumner B., 1909-1929
1
84
Pearmain Family, circa 1910
1
85
Pearmain, William Robert, 1905
William to Nancy
1
86
Pearmain, William Robert, 1907
William to Nancy
1
87
Pearmain, William Robert, 1908
William to Nancy
2
1
Pearmain, William Robert, 1909-1912
William to Nancy
2
2
Pearmain, William Robert, circa 1907-1912
William to Nancy
2
3-4
Pearmain, William Robert, 1905-1907 September
Nancy to William
2
5
Pearmain, William Robert, 1907 October-December
Nancy to William
2
6
Pearmain, William Robert, 1908
Nancy to William
2
7
Pearmain, William Robert, 1909-1910
Nancy to William
2
8
Pearmain, William Robert, circa 1905-1910
Nancy to William
2
9
Pearmain, William Robert, circa 1910
Fragments
2
10
Pearmain, William Robert, 1912
Condolence letters
2
11
Sanger, Margaret, undated, 1912
2
12
Smith, Corina, circa 1920s
2
13
Storer, Grandmother, circa 1910
2
14
Tharp, Louise Hall, 1954-1979
2
15
Thayer, Emma Beech, 1907-1910
2
16
Thayer, Gerald (Gra), 1903-1910
2
17
Thayer, Gladys (Galla), 1903-1908, undated
2
18-19
Thayer, Mary, 1904-1907
2
20
Upton, Grandmother, 1907
2
21
Volk, Marion, 1909-1911
2
22
Vose, Robert C., 1948-1949
2
23
Whelpley, J., circa 1920
2
24
Whelpley, Nan, 1912-1970
2
25-26
Whelpley (?), Page, 1976
2
27
White, Nelson C., 1940-1978
2
28-29
Whiting, Sue, 1909
2
30
Wood, Lisa, 1908
2
31
Aunt Jay and Uncle Phil, 1904-1911
2
32
Aunt Sue, 1919
2
33
A-Z, 1911-1970s
2
34
Fragments, circa 1910-1955
2
35
First Name Only, 1909-1972
2
36
Duplicate Typescripts, circa 1960s
2
37
Illegible, Not Signed, circa 1910s
2
38
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1947
2
39
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1948-1949
2
40
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1950-1958
2
41
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1960-1968
2
42
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1969-1971
2
43
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1972-1978
2
44
3.2: William Robert Pearmain, 1904-1912
Pearmain's correspondence is scattered and from family and friends.
Description Container
Brush, George de Forest, 1907-1910
2
45-46
Brush, Georgie, circa 1907
2
47
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1909-1910
2
48
Cable (?), J. W., 1906
2
49
Carlomagno, 1910-1911
2
50
Clemens, Jane (Jean), 1907
2
51
Faulkner, Barry, 1908-1910
2
52-53
Gaden (?), Maddalena, 1910
2
54
Gay, Arthur, 1909
2
55
Goodnow, Ruth Lois, 1910
2
56
Goodnow, W. L., 1911
2
57
Henderson, C. Hanford, 1909-1910
2
58-59
Lemmi, Charles, 1909-1910
2
60
Osgood, Hamilton, 1906-1907
2
61
Osgood, Nonna, 1910s
2
62
Pearmain, Alice, 1907-1910
2
63
Pearmain, Alice, circa 1907-1910
3
1
Pearmain, John (Jack), 1904-1908
3
2-3
Pearmain, Margaret, 1905-circa 1912
3
4-6
Pearmain, Sumner B., 1907-1910
3
7-8
Proell, Albert, 1910-1911
3
9
Storer, Mary L., 1907
3
10
Upton, S. M., 1906
3
11
Thayer, Gerald (Gra), 1910-1911
3
12
Thayer, Gladys (Galla), circa 1910
3
13
Agagmat (?), 1908
letter in French
3
14
Gerry (no surname), 1910
3
15
Gretchen (no surname), 1912
3
16
3.3: George de Forest Brush Correspondence, 1895-1926
George de Forest Brush's correspondence is primarily with Brush and Pearmain family members and the Thayer family.
Description Container
Bowditch, Harold, circa 1920, 1916-1918
3
17
Brush, Georgie, 1907
3
18
Brush, Mary, 1912
3
19
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, circa 1900
3
20
Brush, Tribbie, 1910
3
21
Pearmain, Alice, 1908
3
22
Pearmain, Mary Alice (Polly), 1926
3
23
Pearmain, William Robert, 1908
3
24
Thayer, Gerald (Gra), 1907
3
25
Thayer, Gladys (Galla), 1903
3
26
A-Z, 1895-1924
3
27
First Names Only, Not Signed, 1904-circa 1910
3
28
3.4: Other Family Members Correspondence, 1903-1979
Found are pieces of correspondence from members of the Bowditch, Brush, and Pearmain families.
Description Container
Bowditch, Harold, 1917-1944, circa 1950
3
29
Bowditch, Selma, circa 1910, 1914-1916
3
30
Brush, Georgie, 1904-1905, circa 1910
3
31
Brush, Jane, 1926-1941
3
32
Brush, Mary, 1904-circa 1910
3
33
Brush, Tribbie, 1903
3
34
Pearmain, John (Jack), 1904-1909
3
35
Pearmain, Mary Alice (Polly), 1920, undated
3
36
Pearmain, Sumner, circa 1910
3
37
Miscellaneous, circa 1920
3
38

Series 4: Writings and Notes , circa 1900-1975
1 Linear Feet
Boxes 3-4

The majority of this series consists of drafts, editing notes, and research notes for Nancy's biography of her father, The Joyous Painter. Also found are general notes and a typescript of a biography of William Robert Pearmain which contains original photographs of the Pearmain family. Writings by others are found in a separate subseries.
The Writings and Notes series is arranged into 2 subseries:
  • Subseries 1: by Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1910-1975
  • Subseries 2: by Others, circa 1900-circa 1970s
This bulk of this series has been scanned.
4.1: by Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1910-1975
This subseries contains drafts, typescripts, edits, and notes for The Joyous Painter; a typescript for A Brief Biography of Robert Pearmain; a written recollecion of when Nancy and her siblings and friends sewed a new dress for her mother, Mittie Brush, with an accompaning photograph of the event; and various notes.
Description Container
The Joyous Painter
Typescript, circa 1970s
3
39-40
Dedication and Outline, circa 1970
3
41
Draft, circa 1970
3
42-45
Corrections, circa 1970
3
46
Edited Pages, circa 1970
3
47-48
Research Notes, circa 1970
3
49-50
Research Notes, circa 1970
4
1-4
Editing Notes, circa 1970
4
5
Layout Notes, circa 1971
4
6
Typescript (Duplicate), circa 1971
4
7
A Brief Biography of Robert Pearmain, 1888-1912, 1975
4
8
Notes on William Robert Pearmain, circa 1975
4
9
"My Mother's New Dress", circa 1950
4
10
"My Mother's New Dress", circa 1908
includes a photograph
4
11
Notes on Samuel and Jane Clemens, 1968
4
12
Notes on Paint Colors, circa 1910s
4
13
Speech Text, 1970 May 5
4
14
General, circa 1910s-1950s
4
15
4.2: by Others, circa 1900-circa 1970s
This subseries includes notes written by George de Forest Brush, Trubbie Brush and Barry Faulkner; scattered writings by William Robert Pearmain; a song dedicated to the Brush family by Gerald "Gra" Thayer; and miscellaneous lists.
Description Container
Notes by George de Forest Brush, circa 1900
4
16
Notes by Tribbie Brush, 1902
4
17
Notes by Barry Faulkner, circa 1941
4
18
Writings by William Robert Pearmain, circa 1909
4
19
Poem and Song by Gra, 1906
4
20
Concerning Various Artists, circa 1940s
4
21
Lists of Works of Art by Brush, circa 1970
4
22

Series 5: Artwork , 1898-1950
4 folders
Boxes 4, 9-10

Artwork is by Nancy Douglas Bowditch, William Robert Pearmain, and George de Forest Brush. Nancy Douglas Bowditch's work consists of one sketch, one study, and three completed drawings of William Robert Pearmain and Alan Seeger. Pearmain's artwork comprises twenty-four sketches including one watercolor, twelve studies, and forty-two completed drawings. Also found is one pencil sketch by Brush.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Nancy Douglas Bowditch, Pencil Sketches, 1912-1950
4
23
George de Forest Brush, Pencil Sketch, 1912
Oversized item housed in OV 9
4
24
William Robert Pearmain, Pencil Sketches and Drawings, 1898-1909
Oversized items housed in OV 9-10
4
25
William Robert Pearmain, Tempera and Oil Sketches, 1908
4
26
Oversized Sketch by George de Forest Brush and Oversized Sketches by William Robert Pearmain, circa 1900-1912
Scanned with Box 4, F24 and F25
OV9
Oversized Sketches by William Robert Pearmain, 1898-1909
Scanned with Box 4, F25
OV10

Series 6: Printed Material , 1889-1974
0.2 Linear Feet
Box 4

Printed materials include clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, calling cards, and other materials concerning Nancy Douglas Bowditch, George de Forest Brush, Barry Faulkner, Stephen Parrish, and Abbot Handerston Thayer.
This bulk of this series has been scanned.
Description Container Select
Archives of American Art Publications, 1967-1973
4
27
Articles Concerning Nancy Douglas Bowditch, 1965-1971
4
28
Articles Concerning George de Forest Brush, 1889-1971
4
29
Book Reviews, The Joyous Painter, 1971-1974
4
30
Calling Cards, circa 1900
4
31
Clippings
Files Kept by William Robert Pearmain, 1910-1912
4
32
Concerning Nancy Douglas Bowditch, 1970
4
33
Concerning George de Forest Brush, 1923-1941
4
34
Concerning Cornish Colony Artists, circa 1970s
4
35
General, 1913-1973
4
36-37
Dust Jacket, The Joyous Painter, 1970
4
38
Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements
George de Forest Brush, 1930-1971
4
39
Barry Faulkner, 1956-1967
4
40
Stephen Parish, 1970
4
41
Abbot Handerson Thayer, undated, 1923
4
42
Mark Twain Quarterly, Winter 1957, 1957
4
43
Miscellaneous, undated, 1912
4
44
Reproductions of Artwork, by Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1960s
4
45
Reproductions of Artwork, by George de Forest Brush, circa 1960s
4
46

Series 7: Brush Family Home Building Files , 1910-1971
10 folders
Boxes 4, 8

This series contains materials relating to two homes of the Brush family: Brushwood, built by William Robert Pearmain, and a logcabin in Dublin, NH. Materials include plans, a map of Dublin, New Hampshire, Stave Church inspirations used by Pearmain to design the house, photographs, and a watercolor of Brushwood by Nancy.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Brushwood
Plan of Brushwood, 1910
photograph of original
4
47
Map of Dublin, New Hampshire, 1970 September 18
4
48
Examples of Stave Churches, undated, circa 1910
4
49
Photographs of Home, 1911 October
4
50
Photographs of Home, 1923-1924
taken by Harold Bowditch
4
51
Photographs of Interior, circa 1910s
4
52
Watercolor of Brushwood, by Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1910s
Oversized material housed in Box 8
4
53
Log Cabin
Sketch, circa 1970s
photocopy
4
54
Photographs of Construction, 1971 August-November
4
55
Photographs, after 1971
4
56
Oversized Watercolor, circa 1910s
Oversized item scanned with Box 4, F53
8
1

Series 8: Scrapbooks , circa 1907-circa 1985
0.7 Linear Feet
Boxes 5, 8

Found are five scrapbooks compiled by members of the Brush, Pearmain, and Bowditch families. The majority of the albums consist of photographs and reproductions of works of art by George de Forest Brush and William Robert Pearmain. There are also photographs of exhibitions of Brush's art and of installations. One scrapbook contains family photographs organized by date by Harold Bowditch.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook Owned by Lo. Halaby
Letter, circa 1985
5
1
Photographs of Works of Art by George de Forest Brush, circa 1930s
5
2
Reproductions of Works of Art by George de Forest Brush, circa 1930s
loose materials tucked into album
5
3-4
Scrapbook by William Robert Pearmain
Fragments, circa 1911
5
5
Scrapbook of Works of Art by William Robert Pearmain
Album Cover, circa 1960s
5
6
Photographs and Obituary, circa 1950s, 1916
5
7
Photographs of Works of Art, circa 1960s
5
8
Photographs of Works of Art, circa 1960s
loose materials tucked into album
5
9
Sketch, circa 1907
5
10
Album of Exhibition of Works of Art by George de Forest Brush
Album Cover, 1968
5
11
Printed Material, 1968, undated
5
12
Photograps of Works of Art and Installations, 1968, undated
5
13
Photographs of Reception, 1968
5
14
Photographs of Installations, 1968
Polly Pearmain's photos
5
15
Photographs of Reception, 1968
Polly Pearmain's photos
5
16
Photographs of Works of Art, 1968
Polly Pearmain's photos
5
17
Scrapbook by Harold Bowditch
Scrapbook, circa 1920s
Oversized items housed in Box 8
5
18
Oversized items from Harold Bowditch Scrapbook, circa 1920s
8
2

Series 9: Photographs , circa 1860-1979
1 Linear Feet
Boxes 5-7, 11

Found are family photographs of the Brush family, snapshots, vacations, portraits, interiors, studios, buildings, pets and animals, family events, and of works of art. Among those photographed include George de Forest and Mittie Taylor Whelpley Brush and their children; Nancy Bowditch's children and grandchildren; the Pearmain family; the wedding of Clara Clemens with her father Samuel Clemens; and the Thayer children, their homes, and sleeping huts. A portrait of Nancy as a young woman was taken by Jean Clemens and has a love letter written by Robert Pearmain on verso. Also found are copies of photographs used in a biography of George de Forest Brush by Joan Morgan entitled George de Forest Brush, 1855-1941: Master of the American Renaissance (1985).
The bulk of this series has been scanned. Photographs of works of art have not been scanned.
Description Container Select
Portraits
George de Forest Brush, 1898-1926
5
19
Mittie Taylor Whelpley Brush, 1870-1912
5
20
Mary Brush and Children, 1897-1898
5
21
Brush Children, 1898-1908
5
22
Georgia Brush, circa 1908
5
23
Jane Brush, 1908-1918
5
24
Mary Brush, 1898-1918
5
25
Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1898-1905
Nancy Douglas Bowditch as a Child
5
26
Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1910
Includes photographs taken by Jean Clemens of Nancy as a young woman. Verso contains love letters written to Nancy by William Robert Pearmain.
5
27
Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1920s
Nancy with a child, probably Polly Peamrain
5
28
Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1930s-1964
Nancy as an adult
5
29
Tribbie Brush, 1898-1909
5
30
Nancy and William Robert Pearmain, 1907 August
5
31
Nancy and Harold Bowditch, 1940
5
32
Mary "Polly" Pearmain Marlowe, circa late 1920s
5
33
Clifford Seymour Brush and Gerome Brush II, 1957 December
Gerome Brush's children
5
34
Harold Bowditch, 1944
5
35
Lillie Brush, circa 1890s
George de Forest Brush's sister
5
36
Dr. James Davenport Whelpley, circa 1890s
copyprint
5
37
William Robert Pearmain, 1892 September, circa 1895
5
38
Pearmain Siblings, 1888-1904
Margaret, Jack, Edward, and William Robert with their mother, Alice
5
39
Gladys Thayer (Galla), circa 1909
5
40
F. L. W., 1936 or 1937
5
41
Unidentified, circa 1890-1900
5
42
Weddings
Clara Clemens (?), 1910
Clara Clemens, Samuel Clemens, Jarvis Langdon, Jean Clemens, Mr. Twitchell
5
43
Nancy and Robert, 1909 September 11
5
44-45
Nancy with Bridesmaids, 1909 September 11
Margaret Pearmain and Tribbie Brush
5
46
Gerald Thayer and Alina Wallerman, before 1916
5
47
Graduations and Reunions
Wellsley, 1935
5
48
Snapshots
George de Forest Brush with Children and Grandchildren, 1892-circa 1930s
5
49
George de Forest Brush with Children and Grandchildren, 1931
framed photograph
5
50
George de Forest Brush with Sons-in-Law, circa 1930
5
51
George de Forest Brush Painting Outside, 1900
5
52
Mittle Taylor Whelpley Brush with her Children, 1909-1930s
5
53
Nancy Douglas Bowditch, 1969-1972
5
54
Nancy Douglas Bowditch (?) as a Young Child, circa 1890
5
55
Nancy Douglas Bowditch with her Children, 1911-1969
with Polly and George
5
56
Nancy Douglas Bowditch with Family and Friends, 1966-1973
5
57
Harold and Nancy Douglas Bowditch, 1919-1948
5
58
Harold and Nancy Douglas Bowditch with Their Grandchildren, late 1930s
5
59
Harold Bowditch, 1923, undated
5
60
Harold Bowditch with his Children, early 1920s
5
61
Bowditch and Pearmain Children, 1920s-1930s
Polly, George, Henry and Martha
5
62
Brush Sisters, 1907-1911, circa 1915
Mary, Thea and Jane
5
63
Mary Brush in World War I Service Uniform, 1918
5
64
Clifford and Gerry Brush, circa 1950s
5
65
Faith Lea Storer, circa 1900
5
66
Philip Whelpley, circa 1909
standing in front of Thayer family home
5
67
Whelpley Family Members, circa 1900-1952
5
68
Pearmain Family Members, circa 1909
5
69
Bowditch Family Members, 1964
likely Harold Bowditch's mother, Selma Bowditch
5
70
Hildegarde and Gerard Henderson, 1905
5
71
Gerard Henderson, Georgie Brush, and Unknown, circa 1900
likely Hildegarde Henderson
5
72
Thayer Family, 1904-1909
Mary, Gladys, Gerald and Abbot Handerson
5
73
Miss Lyons, Mr. Paine and Gerome Brush, 1906
Samuel Clemens' secretary and biographer
5
74
Ilka Howells, circa 1890
5
75
Miscellaneous, circa 1900-1976
Identified photographs, relationships to the Brush family unknown
5
76-77
Miscellaneous, circa 1900-1950s
Unidentified photographs
5
78-79
Gravestones
George de Forest Brush, 1969 August
5
80
Animals
Family Dogs and Chickens, 1902-circa 1920s
5
81
Cars
Cars, circa 1930
5
82
Studios
George de Forest Brush's Italian Studio and Garden, circa 1908
5
83
Pearmain's Paris Studio (?), circa 1905-1908 March 21
5
84-85
George de Forest Brush in his Studio, circa 1910s
5
86
Interiors
Russels Camp, circa 1900
5
87
44 Harvard Avenue, Brookline, MA, circa 1920s
Harold and Nancy Bowditch's Home
5
88
12 Pine, circa 1965
Includes Baha'i art and portraits
5
89
Unidentified, circa 1905-1969
5
90
Theatrical Costume
Brush Family and Friends in Italy, 1908
5
91
Gerome Brush in Soldier Girl, circa 1906 or 1907
play written by Gerome Brush
5
92
Mary and Jane Brush, circa 1910s
5
93
Harold Bowditch in School Play, circa 1905 or 1915
5
94
Unidentified, circa 1900s
probably Pearmain family in Medival costume
5
95
Nancy Douglas Bowditch in Colonial and Post-Civil War Dresses, 1961-1962
5
96
Nancy Douglas Bowditch and David Marlowe as Mr. Haseltine, 1964 June 13
5
97
Nancy Douglas Bowditch in Native American Dress, circa 1963
5
98
Polly Marlowe, circa 1960s-1979s
5
99
Polly Marlowe and Kathleen Bowditch, 1960s
5
100
Alina Thayer and Mary Brush, 1909
5
101
Unidentified, circa 1909
5
102
Buildings and Homes
George de Forest Brush's Birthplace, circa 1860
print of original
6
1
Brush Home in Florence, Italy, circa 1907
6
2
Farm in Dublin, New Hampshire, 1910-1920s
6
3
Putnam Camp, 1941
6
4
295 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, circa 1900
William Robert Pearmain's family home
6
5
Groton School Dormitory, circa 1952
6
6
Thayer Home and Sleeping Huts, circa 1900
6
7
Douglas Volk's House in Lowell, ME, 1911 August
6
8
Churches and Baha'i Temples, 1952-1969
6
9
Unidentified, 1908-1950s
6
10
Outdoors
Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, 1911 August
White Mountains
6
11
Dublin, New Hampshire, 1911 October
6
12
Bedford, MA, circa 1900s
view of Charles River
6
13
Travel
Paris, France, circa 1908
6
14
Gibraltar, circa 1908
6
15
Cyprus, Greece and Aegean Sea, 1909
6
16
Florence, Italy, undated, 1908
6
17
Naples, Italy, 1908
6
18
Palermo and San Reggio, Italy, 1907-1909
6
19
Works of Art
Polly Pearmain Marlowe with Works of Art by her Parents, 1969 August
6
20
Bust of Nathaniel Bowditch by Ball Hughes, circa 1900
6
21
by Nancy Douglas Bowditch, circa 1900-1970s
6
22-25
by George de Forest Brush, circa 1900-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 11
6
26-32
by William Robert Pearmain, 1909-1910
6
33
by Douglas Volk, 1909
6
34
Unidentified, circa 1920
6
35
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous, circa 1910s
6
36
Duplicates, 1888-1939
6
37
Duplicates, 1950s
7
1
Negatives and Slides, circa 1910s-1980s
7
2-7
Notes and Photo Enclosures, 1969
7
8
George de Forest Brush, 1855-1941: Master of the American Renaissance (1985), by Joan Morgan
Prints Used in Book, 1980s
7
9
Oversized Photograph of Work of Art by Brush, circa 1900
Material from Box 6, F26
11

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