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

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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.
The bulk of this series has been scanned. Some drafts, corrections, and proofs of The Joyous Painter have not been scanned.
Description Container Select
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

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