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William Frederick Stecher papers, 1889-1918

Stecher, William Frederick, 1864-1940

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Eight letters from various people thanking Stecher for the quality of his art work; an autobiographical manuscript, "A Story of an Art Student in Paris"; 2 scrapbooks, ca. 1890, containing travel sketches, several clippings, and 3 photographs of his studio.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator; Boston, Mass.


Donated 1985 by Elizabeth Galligan, whose husband, cartoonist Bob Galligan, was a friend of Stecher, and collected the material.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 3975 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

William Frederick Stecher papers, 1889-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.