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MS Am 1837

La Farge, Mabel, b. 1875. Mabel La Farge drawings, 1893-1917: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Am 1837
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: La Farge, Mabel, b. 1875.
Title: Mabel La Farge drawings,
Date(s): 1893-1917 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 volumes (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drawings by amateur painter Mabel Hooper La Farge.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-101. Gift of L. Bancel La Farge, 356 East 69th Street, New York, New York 10021; received: 1969 March 19.

Processing Information:

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Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Mabel La Farge Drawings, 1893-1917 (MS Am 1837). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Mabel Hooper La Farge was an amateur painter.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains three watercolor sketches, including two portraits of Henry Adams and one of the Adams Memorial designed by Saint-Gaudens and Stanford White, in memory of his wife.

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