Frederick Dana Marsh papers
Scope and Contents
The Frederick Dana Marsh (1872-1961) papers (MC 43), 1900-1967, provide a small but fascinating glimpse of Marsh's personal life and his artistic work. The biographical and autobiographical materials, primarily clippings and biographies, include two undated autobiographical essays and material regarding Frederick's son, Reginald Marsh. The correspondence contains letters concerning commissions, exhibitions, prizes and the gift of the Marsh collection (now at RPI) to the Hiland G. Batcheller Memorial Foundation. The photographs of Marsh and his homes include shots of the houses Marsh built on Marsh Island, Boothbay, ME and at Ormond Beach, FL. The reproductions of Marsh's work contain magazine covers, photographs of his painting, murals, sculptures, etc. The miscellaneous papers include programs, and miscellaneous photographs. Oversize materials include Marsh's certificate as Associate of the National Academy of Design (1906), a photograph of Marsh Island, ME (1940), pencil drawings, watercolors, and additional reproductions of his paintings and murals. Included in the personal papers is one folder of original artwork. These small sketches and studies are supplemented by other of Marsh's work housed in the Archives.
- Created: 1900-1967
- Marsh, Fred Dana, 1872-1961 (Person)
0.50 Linear Feet
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This collection consists of Frederick Dana Marsh's personal papers and artistic work.
This collection is arranged by type of material.
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