Mary Bartlett Cowdrey papers


Creator: Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974
Date(s): 1834-1963
Bulk Dates: 1930-1954
Call Number: MSS 0556
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The papers of American art historian Mary Bartlett Cowdrey comprise nine linear feet of notes; correspondence; manuscripts of published and unpublished books and articles; engravings and lithographs from published sources; photographs of paintings and engravings; postcards; clippings from books, exhibition catalogs, magazines, and newspapers, for approximately 1,600 American artists active during the eighteenth through early twentieth centuries. The collection is arranged in five series that roughly correspond to Cowdrey's publishing and research projects.
Physical Description: 9 linear feet (9 boxes)
Source: Transfer from University of Delaware Art History Department, 1999.
Processing: Processed by Marina Dobronovskaya, March 2007; revised and encoded by Teresa K. Nevins, January 2009. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard