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

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Jayna M. Hanson
The Nancy Douglas Bowditch papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in several installments by Nancy Douglas Bowditch between 1968 and 1979. Bowditch's daughter, Mary A. Marlowe donated additional materials in 1982. In 2008, Joan Morgan, biographer of George de Forest Brush, donated additional papers she had acquired during her research.
Related Archival Materials note
Also among the collections at the Archives of American Art are the William Robert Pearmain and Pearmain family papers, 1888-1955, and an oral history with Nancy Douglas Bowditch conducted on January 30, 1974 by Robert F. Brown.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
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Portions of the collection were microfilmed in increments upon receipt on reels 2826-2831 and 3134; these reels are no longer in circulation. In 2011, all accessions were merged, including a small collection that was previously cataloged separately, and fully processed and described by Jayna Hanson and digitized in 2011 with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.