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Pauline Winchester Inman papers, [undated] and 1932-1991

Inman, Pauline Winchester, 1904-1990

Author, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 3 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, files, art work, and printed material.
Included are curricula vitae; correspondence with family members, artists, and friends including Lauren Gunn, Allen Lewis, Catherine Sears, Lynd Ward and others, and relating to publication of her cousin Francis Knapp's experiences with the Tlingit of Alaska; correspondence of her sister Alice Winchester, after Inman's death, about donating her work and the Alaska material; Christmas cards from artist friends; notes on Inman's reactions to each work shown at an exhibition at the American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1932-1933, and on printmaking materials; a sketchbook; 2 prints, one possibly not by Inman;
artists' files on Grace Albee, John Taylor Arms, Bernard Brussel-Smith, Asa Cheffetz, Thomas Nason, Susie Thompson, Lynd Ward, Stow Wengenroth, Andrew Wyeth and others, containing exhibition information and printed material; files for magazine articles or illustrations by Inman on wood engraver Alexander Anderson, the Society of Graphic Artists, the Print Collector, and the Woodcut Society; and printed material including catalogs, clippings, illustrations, bookplates by Norman Kent, and Inman's 50th Reunion Book from Smith College.

Biographical/Historical Note

Printmaker, author, illustrator, Conn. Studied wood engraving with Allen Lewis.


Donated 1991 by Alice Winchester, Inman's sister.

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How to Cite This Collection

Pauline Winchester Inman papers, [undated] and 1932-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.