Stanton, Lucy M., 1875-1931
|Title: ||Lucy M. Stanton papers|
|Dates: ||Bulk, 1902-1931|
6.4 Linear feet
(16 document boxes)
|Coll. Number: ||ms392|
Lucy May Stanton (1875-1931), art teacher and miniature portrait painter, born in Atlanta, Georgia.
For more information, see the article
"Lucy May Stanton (1875-1931)" in the
New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of papers of Lucy May Stanton from 1889-1931. Includes correspondence, notebooks, account books, journals, sketchbooks, printed materials, photographs, clippings, and research materials. The journals, notebooks, and sketchbooks describe Stanton's methods and processes followed in her painting. The photographs consist of pictures of Stanton, family photographs and black and white reproductions of Stanton's works. The correspondence pertains to commissions for Stanton's work as well as personal correspondence from John Burroughs, Laura Coombes Hills, George and Mabel Sarton, May Sarton, and Stanton's sister, Willie Marion Forbes.
Arranged by record type into 7 series:
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Lucy M. Stanton papers, MS 392. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
For related collection held by the Hargrett Library see also: MS 3486 Lucy M. Stanton collection; MS 846 Lucy M. Stanton collection; MS 2081 W. Stanton Forbes collection; and MS 940 W. Stanton Forbes papers.
See also photographic materials from this collection that were removed to the Cased Image Collection, MS 3529.