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Weir, Dorothy, 1890-1947



  • Existence: 1890 - 1947

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Weir Young artwork, undated

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Artwork, original and reproduced. Original work includes sketches in pen and ink and pencil, work in water color, and designs for family Christmas cards.

Dates: undated

Dorothy Weir Young correspondence, 1914-1945

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Dorothy Weir Young correspondence written circa September 9, 1926 to September 3, 1945. The letters concern the artistic work of her father, Julian Alden Weir and the work on her book. Also includes two drafts of letters written in French by Dorothy Weir Young.

Dates: 1914-1945

Dorothy Weir Young drafts of The Life and Letters of J. Alden Weir, undated

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 4
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Collection consists primarily of handwritten and typewritten drafts of her book, The Life and Letters of J. Alden Weir. These drafts are liberally marked with corrections such as additions and instructions for omissions. Some are in her handwriting; some may be in the hand of Lawrence Chisolm. Filed with the drafts are several lists of sources consulted for reference in compiling the manuscripts. Correspondence concerning the book and some original artwork by Dorothy Weir Young complete the...
Dates: undated

Dorothy Weir Young papers, 1945-1960

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Dorothy Weir Young papers, written circa December 18, 1945 to 1960, includes a self-compiled book of poetry, newspaper article about Dorothy, a Red Cross Certificate signed by President Harry Truman, a memorandum book containing information on West Point, a notebook labeled "Cash Book" containing research notes.

Dates: 1945-1960

Dorothy Weir Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1291
Abstract This collection consists of the drafts of a biography of the author's father Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919) and typescripts of his letters. There is also background material on Julian's father, Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889). Both men were prominent American artists from New York state. The collection is typescripts of various drafts of the biography which was published in 1960 under the title of The life and letters of J. Alden Weir. The...
Dates: 1926-1960

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