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Ross and Dorothy Lake Gregory Moffett papers, circa 1870-1992

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Series 13: Dorothy Lake Gregory Moffett Papers , circa 1870-1975, undated
(boxes 9-11; 0.7 linear ft.)

This series contains family letters and Dorothy Moffett's correspondence including letters written by her grandfather, John Milton Gregory (first president of the University of Illinois) to her father, Grant Gregory. There is correspondence with her father which was written from Woodstock, New York (where Dorothy was studying art), New Hope, Pennsylvania, and Provincetown, Massachusetts. The letters discuss her finances, classes, instructors, fellow students, materials, and critiques. Also found are miscellaneous letters from fellow students, letters relating to business affairs, and letters of condolence prior to and upon the death of Ross Moffett.
Also found is original artwork including pencil drawings, lithographs, and etchings, as well as photographs of Dorothy and her family and friends, including one of Robert Henri's Art Students League Class for 1914-1915.
The series contains a file on Moffett's aunt, Julia Gregory, containing correspondence and a will; an illustrated journal on a European trip; material relating to Moffett family history, and information regarding sales and other financial records from 1945-1954.
The Dorothy Lake Gregory Moffett papers are on reel 5044.
Description Container Select
Josephine Couch Del Deo Typed Notes, undated
9
1
Gregory Family Letters, circa 1870-1917, 1957
9
2
Letters to Father, Grant Gregory, 1912-1914, 1921-1929
9
3-8
Correspondence, 1915-1919, 1925, 1930-1939
9
9-17
Family and Business Correspondence, circa 1943-1968
10
1
Letters of Condolence, circa 1970-1971
10
2
Incoming Letters, circa 1972-1974
10
3
Julie Gregory (aunt) Material, 1939, circa 1946-1947, circa 1962-1964
10
4
Journal, "My European Trip,", 1910
10
5
Family History/Genealogy, undated
10
6
Account Book, Gregory Building, Inc., circa 1945-1954
10
7
Miscellaneous Items, 1941, 1953, 1969
10
8
News Clippings, 1975
10
9
Photographs, circa 1913-1930, 1950
10
10
Artwork, Pencil Drawings, circa 1926-1930
10
11
Artwork, Etchings, circa 1926-1934
10
12
Artwork, Printed Material, 1907-1908, undated
10
13
Artwork, Photographs of, undated
10
14
Artwork, Early 8 x 10 Oil Study, undated
10
15
Artwork, Lithographs, circa 1925-1935
11
1
Photograph of Robert Henri's Class, Art Student's League, 1914-1915
11
2

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