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Rupert Scott Lovejoy papers, 1904-1979

Lovejoy, Rupert Scott, 1885-1975

Photographer, Painter, Dentist

Collection Information

Size: 0.58 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Portland, Maine, dentist and painter Rupert Scott Lovejoy, measure 0.58 linear feet and date from 1904-1979. The collection includes biographical material, letters and sketches from painter Walter Griffin, research material on Griffin collected by Lovejoy, printed material including exhibition catalogs for Lovejoy's exhibitions, two portrait reliefs of Walter Griffin and Edward Souther Griffin, and photographs and nine glass plate negatives of Walter Griffin and his home in Stroudwater, Maine.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portland, Maine, dentist and painter Rupert Scott Lovejoy (1885-1975), learned from impressionist painter Walter Griffin and was known for his landscapes in oil and watercolor.

Provenance

Myrtle E. Lovejoy, Rupert Scott Lovejoy's wife, lent the Archives of American Art material for microfilming and donated papers in September 1978 and in 1979.

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Funding

Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.