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Portraits

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Mrs. Samuel F. Clarke to Alison Loomis Cook, 1949-06-16

 Item — Box 1409: [Barcode: 310183630220167], Folder: 35
Scope and Contents

Clarke (Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence) apologizes for the business of the portrait and explains how she had come across it when cleaning out her house. Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Grierson insisted that she donate it to the Lawrence House.

Dates of Materials: 1949-06-16

Letter from Mrs. Samuel F. Clarke to Edgar Craig Schenck (1909-1959), 1949-05-29

 Item — Box 1409: [Barcode: 310183630220167], Folder: 35
Scope and Contents

Mrs. Clarke (Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence) writes to the director of the Smith College Museum of Art regarding her portrait in the Lawrence House. She suggests measures to reduce the size of the portrait, but ultimately leaves the decision up to Schenck, and apologizes if she has sent them a white elephant.

Dates of Materials: 1949-05-29

Letter from Mrs. Samuel F. Clarke to Edgar Craig Schenck (1909-1959), 1949-06-04

 Item — Box 1409: [Barcode: 310183630220167], Folder: 35
Scope and Contents

Clarke (Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence) suggests that Schenck take a photograph of her portrait to hang in the Lawrence House, so that it may be made to the right scale. She apologizes for all the trouble that the portrait has caused.

Dates of Materials: 1949-06-04

Letter from Mrs. Samuel F. Clarke to Edgar Craig Schenck (1909-1959), 1949-06-07

 Item — Box 1409: [Barcode: 310183630220167], Folder: 35
Scope and Contents

In response to Schenck's letter of June 2, Clarke (Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence) jokes that "Since only a 'major operation' would reduce the 'old lady' to the possible proportion - even though I carry hospital insurance - and so could face such an operation it makes the photograph possibility even more desirable."

Dates of Materials: 1949-06-07