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Pamela Colman Smith letters, 1896-1900

Smith, Pamela Colman, 1878-1951

Painter, Designer, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 20 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters from Smith to "Bobby" and "Maysie", many illustrated, describing her activities and acquaintances, the sale of her art work, and a meeting with Howard Pyle. Includes transcription of the play "Henry Morgan."

Biographical/Historical Note

Illustrator; London, England. Studied in Philadelphia before returning to her native England. Born 1878. Died 1951.


Lent for microfilming 1987 by Bryn Mawr College, Special Collections.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Bryn Mawr College Library, Special Collections.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3897 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Pamela Colman Smith letters, 1896-1900. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.