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Katharine Adams correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: MS Eng.288
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal and professional correspondence written between 1897-1939 to Katharine Adams (1862-1952). Correspondents include artists Edwin Austin Abbey, Jane and May Morris, William Nicholson, and John Singer Sargent, as well as Stanbrook Abbey Abbess Dame Laurentia McLachlan, OSB. The collection includes a signed photographic print of May Morris and two pen-and-ink sketches by William Nicholson. In addition, there is one letter from Jane Morris to Reverend William Fulford...
Dates: 1897 - 1938

Bertha Stuart Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7043
Call Number: MS 7043
Scope and Contents This collection contains Barbara Adams Hebard’s research on Bertha Stuart, a book cover designer active at the beginning of the twentieth century. Hebard gathered this material with the intent of writing a biography about Stuart. The research became the basis for an exhibit of Stuart’s designs that was featured in the Rare Books Department of the Boston Public Library entitled “A Fixed Rule of Design: The Book Art of Bertha Stuart”. The catalog for the exhibit, Hebard’s correspondence with...
Dates: 1996-2002; Majority of material found in 1895-2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009

Bertha Stuart Collection of Sketches and Watercolors

 Collection — Container: MS 7410
Call Number: MS 7410
Scope and Contents The sketches and watercolors of Chinese children contained in this collection were studies that Bertha Stuart used to illustrate a calendar. Also included are photographs, sketchbooks, and bookplates
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2015