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Percy Ives papers, 1870-1905

Percy Ives papers, 1870-1905

Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928

Art teacher, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Sketches, diaries, photograph albums, and a book of illustrations.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter, art instructor; Detroit, Mich.


Material on reel 565 and the glass negatives were donated by the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library, 1956-1957. The Burton Historical Collection lent the material on reel 593 for microfilming in 1973. The remainder of the unfilmed material was donated in 1994 by by James B. Parker, whose father, Dr. Albert Russell Parker, purchased Ives' desk with the items intact.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 593: Originals returned to lender, Burton Historical Collection, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 565 and 593 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Percy Ives papers, 1870-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.