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Percy Ives papers, circa 1890-1994, bulk circa 1890-circa 1930

Contents and Arrangement

Due to the small size of the collection, the papers are arranged as one series.

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Series 1:Percy Ives Papers, circa 1890-1994
1.4 linear feet
Boxes 1-4

The series includes one letter to "The Oil and Colour Man" from "The Dweller in the Cave of Winds"; and one IOU from A. W. "Gus" Ives to Percy Ives.
Notes include seven index cards with notes on "nibbles" and sales of paintings; and notes about Ives made in 1936 by James Parker's father. News clippings include four 1940 issues of a newspaper column, "We Old Timers," about Ives and his family.
Artwork consists of fifty-eight pencil sketches which have been mounted on the pages of a photograph album.
Thirty-seven photographs, most of them mounted on paper, include two which appear to be of Ives in his studio. The other photographs are of the interior and exterior of a house, an unidentified woman, farm scenes, and other outdoor scenes. There are also two photographs of paintings by Ives, including a self portrait.
Two hundred and fifty-eight glass plate negatives, primarily of unidentified sitters and models, comprise the bulk of the collection.
DescriptionContainer
Letters, 1923
1
1
Notes, circa 1920-1994
1
2
News Clippings, circa 1940s
1
3
Sketches Mounted in Album, circa 1890s-circa 1920s
1
4
Photographs, circa 1890s-circa 1940s
1
5
Glass Plate Negatives, circa 1890-circa 1930
2
Glass Plate Negatives, circa 1890-circa 1930
3
Glass Plate Negatives, circa 1890-circa 1930
4

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.