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Watercolors

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Scope Note: Works in which images are formed primarily of pigment suspended in water, generally on paper or other two-dimensional surface.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00027
Abstract The Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, drawings, legal documents, sermons, drafts of published and unpublished works, printed articles, autographs, artwork, and images relating to the professional activities and some of the personal life of Edward Hitchcock, Orra White Hitchcock, and their family. The material spans the years 1804-1910, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1820-1864. Edward Hitchcock's work as a minister and nationally noted...
Dates: 1805-1910; Majority of material found within 1811 - 1864

Frank Trapp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00221
Abstract

Professor of Fine Arts at Amherst College, 1956-1992. Collection includes his watercolor sketches and photographs made while serving with the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily in New Guinea, 1944-1946. Also, a brief typescript memoir of his war experiences written in 1985 (revised 2003), and research material on the artist Peter Blume for his 1987 book on him.

Dates: 1944-2003; Majority of material found within 1944-1987

Henry J. Van Lennep (AC 1837) Sketches and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00191
Abstract

Most of the collection conists of pencil sketches and watercolors of scenery, people and objects, chiefly Turkish but also some American. In addition, a small amount of personal papers include passports related to his travel as a missionary in Turkey, a notebook of sermons written by Van Lennep in Armenian, and portrait photographs.

Dates: 1834-1879