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Anna D. B. Weir correspondence, 1882-1891

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 511 Series 15

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence of Anna D. B. Weir, dated April 25, 1882 to November 3, 1891 in New York. Letters concern J. Alden Weir artwork, family members, and a series of letters involving Julian and Anna's courtship.

Dates

  • 1882-1891

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; permission to use original materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patron should use microfiche copy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Copyright resides with the Weir family.

Permission to publish material from Weir family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Anna D. B. Weir (1862-1892) was housewife and first wife to J. Alden Weir.

Anna Dwight Baker Weir was born on May 18, 1862 to Charles Taintor Baker and Anna Bartlett Dwight. As a child she loved theater and art. Her education was at Mme. Tardivels in New York. Anna married Julian Alden Weir on April 18, 1883. She was described as quite beautiful and Weir was instantly attracted to Anna. Anna had a total of four children. Anna D. B. Weir died February 8, 1892 of puerperal fever in Windham, New York.

Extent

1 folder

Language

English