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Boston Public Library Arts Department collection of John Singer Sargent clippings and other ephemera

 Collection
Call Number: MS.SC.0001
Abstract Collection of newspaper clippings, compiled by Boston Public Library staff in the mid-20th century related to John Singer Sargent, primarily newspaper clippings related his later mural work and reproductions of his artwork.
Dates: 1896 - 1939

Celia Thaxter correspondence with Annie Fields

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.38
Call Number: MS C.1.38
Abstract The majority of letters in this collection of correspondence of American author and poet Celia Thaxter (1835-1894) are addressed to the American writer Annie Fields (1834-1915) and document Thaxter's daily life. The letters cover a number of subjects including family and domestic life, gardening, writing projects, her experiences with Spiritualism as well as visits with, and discussions of, the notable writers, artists, musicians and spiritualists of her day.
Dates: 1869-1893

Frederick Porter Vinton Correspondence, 1875-1911

 Collection — Container: MS 7042
Call Number: MS 7042
Abstract This collection contains letters from 31 correspondents to Boston artist Frederick Porter Vinton, 1846–1911, between 1875 and 1911. The letters contain information regarding sittings for portraits, the satisfaction of the clients, and the reception of the finished portraits.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1875-1911; Other: Date acquired: 03/00/1983