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Fillmore, Eliza Roundy, 1888-1977



  • Existence: 1888-1977

biographical statement

Eliza Roundy Fillmore (1888-1977) was a painter and professional lecturer on flower arrangements in Provo, Utah.

She was an active member of the American Artists Professional League, American Rose Society, and Utah Rose Society. She served as the Utah State Director for American Art Week and as art director for the Provo Pioneer Museum and Women's Council of Provo. She was the art chairmen for other women's societies as well, and was on the Provo Art Board. She was a member of American Pen Women, and placed first with her paintings in the state organization. This allowed her to exhibit her paintings in the Smithsonian Institute in 1955 and 1959. She was very active in church, community, and club activities throughout her life.


UPB files, 12 Apr 2011 (Eliza Roundy Fillmore; b. 1888; d. 1977)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American Art Week papers, 1954-1977

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1851 Series 1
Scope and Contents Primarily comprises press books, scrapbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and art exhibit programs from Fillmore's time as the Utah State Director of American Art Week. The correspondence is mostly from the American Artists Professional League, regarding the preparation of American Art Week and asking Fillmore to continue her post as director. This series also contains the certificates and awards Fillmore received for her time given as director. Also included are programs from local art...
Dates: 1954-1977

Bicentennial Celebration newspaper clippings, 1974-1976

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1851 Series 2
Scope and Contents Composed of newspaper clippings regarding the bicentennial in 1976, which Fillmore started collecting in 1974. The clippings talk about bicentennial celebrations and the history of the Revolutionary War and the United States of America. Also included is a calendar from the year 1976.
Dates: 1974-1976

Eliza Roundy Fillmore photographs, 1959-1966

 Series — Box: 4
Identifier: MSS 1851 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains photographs from the time Fillmore was Utah State Director for American Art Week. Fillmore is the subject of many of the photographs, but a few are of the exhibits themselves.
Dates: 1959-1966

Eliza Roundy Fillmore papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1851
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and other material from Eliza Roundy Fillmore's time as the Utah State Director for American Art Week. The correspondence comes from the American Artists Professional League and others congratulating her on her success as the director. Fillmore was also active in the American and Utah Rose Societies, and this collection includes her membership certificates, flower show awards, and information about different types of roses. Fillmore also collected newspaper...
Dates: 1927-1977

Eliza Roundy Fillmore scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1726
Scope and Contents Photocopies of scrapbooks which include newspaper clippings, correspondence, award certificates, programs, and reports. The materials deal with the Pioneer Art Museum, art exhibits, art education, and artists in Utah.
Dates: 1963-1968

Flower show awards, 1927-1966

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1851 Series 3
Scope and Contents Fillmore was involved with the American Rose Society and Utah Rose Society, and participated in many flower shows. This series contains her certificates and award ribbons from multiple flower shows in Utah, along with her membership certificates for both rose societies. Fillmore also kept a scrapbook of popular rose varieties.
Dates: 1927-1966