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Margaretta Hinchman letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-027

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of three volumes of Margaretta Hinchman's letterbooks. Each volume is organized alphabetically by the last name of the letter writer, and contains personal correspondence related to social events and social calls. Notable letter writers include Helen Keller.

Dates

  • 1922-1942

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Margaretta Shoemaker Hinchman (1876-1955) was a Quaker artist, illustrator, photographer, and sculptor. Hinchman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 12, 1876, the daughter of Lydia Swain Mitchell and Charles Shoemaker Hinchman. Hinchman studied art in the late 1890s with Kenyon Cox, Charles Grafly, and Howard Pyle. Hinchman never married, and died on July 23, 1955.

Extent

0.23 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Each volume of Margaretta Hinchman's letterbooks is organized alphabetically by the last name of the letter writer, and contains personal correspondence related to social events and social calls.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.02.028 Lydia Swain Hinchman letterbooks
  • HC.MC.975.04.019 Walter Hinchman portfolio
  • HC.MC.975.03.064 George Wood silhouette book

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Title
Margaretta Hinchman letterbooks, 1922-1942
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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