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William Partridge Burpee papers, 1897-1980

Burpee, William Partridge, 1846-1940



Collection Information

Size: 55 Items

Summary: Biographical material; letters from Burpee written while traveling in Europe, 1897-1899; a photograph of Burpee and a photograph of his studio in Maine; and a disposition list of paintings annotated by Margaret E. Shaw.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter (Rockland, Maine).


The donor, Margaret E. Shaw, is Burpee's niece.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2336 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 Partridge Burpee papers, 1897-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.