Collected Correspondence and Memorabilia - originally received in a loose-leaf scrapbook, c.1890-1991, undated

Box 6
Photocopy of image of unlocated painting "Venice, 1891", undated


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: D-43.


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"A Cincinnati-born artist rediscovered: Nourse work should be remembered", article by Bob Jones, Cincinnati Post (Jan 20, 1983), 1983




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"A Cincinnati-born artist rediscovered: Smithsonian museum paintings exhibit was a labor of love for local curator", article by B.J. Foreman, Cincinnati Post (Jan 20, 1983), 1983




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Letter to "Happy" [Harriette R. Williams Downey] from Mrs. Thomas J. Burke [Mary Alice Heekin Burke, 6960 Miami Bluff Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227], sent on Jan 21, 1983 with two clippings (2004.1.25.2 and 2004.1.25.3) to thank her for sharing information from the sketchbooks and scrapbook to prepare the catalogue for the Nourse exhibition, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution (Jan 14 -Apr 17, 1983), 1983




Box 6
Letter (2 pages, plus envelope) from Cincinnati artist Caroline [Carrie] Lord (Mar 9, 1922). Enclosed with letter was a typed copy of "Elizabeth Nourse: A Sketch" written by Mrs. Larz [Emma Mendenhall] Anderson that was sent to Elizabeth for approval and safe-keeping. Lord suggests that Elizabeth write "thank you " to Anderson at 2461 Grandin Rd., Cincinnati, 1922




Box 6
Card declaring Elizabeth Nourse as Honorary Member of the Cincinnati McDowell Society 1931-1932. Signed "A.O. Elzner. Treasurer"- Card in 4.25" x 5.25" envelope. Postmark: Cincinnati, Ohio, October 7, 1931., 1931




Box 6
Clippings from WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, Vols. 17 (1932-1933) and 18 (1933-1934), c.1930-1931




Box 6
3.25" x 4.25" photograph of "Study of Two Cats" by Nourse hanging in a room. On verso: In script in blue ink "With much affection / to our beloved creator / Nehitabel and / Arethusa / La Sigarette / Menton/ 1929". In script in black ink: "Elizabeth / Nourse's / 'Sketch of 2 cats'" [this appears to be in Nourse's hand and ink]. The original artwork (27" x 23" oil on unsized canvas) is in Cincinnati Art Museum, gift of Melrose Pitman., 1929


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: F-33.


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One 5.25" x 5" pencil and ink sketch of a cat. On cream wove paper. On verso: section of a letter in blue ink - accessioned to CAM's permanent collection, undated




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Business Card: "Sister M. Monica, Ph.D. / Ursuline of the Congregation of Paris, Saint Martin, Brown County, Ohio / Historical Research", c.1900




Box 6
Letter (with envelope) addressed to Sister Monica from Louise Nourse asking her to call on the Misses Wachman when in Rome, [1890-1891]




Box 6
An 11-page letter from Louise and Elizabeth Nourse to Sister Monica (Apr 15, 1905). Introduction (first 4 pages), written by Louise. The second section of the letter (seven pages in Elizabeth's handwriting, held together by a brass winged clasp) has detailed descriptions of The Russian Spinners, Endimanche, Dans l'Ombre a Penmarc'h, Le Pardon de St. F. d'Assise and several other works, 1905




Box 6
5" x 4" color slide of "La procession de Notre Dame de la Joie", with an envelope marked, "La Soeur Monica, Ursuline / Notes to be kept with the photo.", 1932




Box 6
Hand-written letter by Elizabeth Nourse (with original envelope) addressed to, "Mrs. John Bunker / 6024 Lantana Av. / College Hill. / Cincinnati, / Ohio. / U.S.A" (Jan 31, 1934); contains details about Christmas and Louise's severe hemorrhage. A short ledger of expenses has been itemized with costs on verso of envelope., 1934




Box 6
1" x 3.5" strip of four cameo photographs of Melrose Pitman. Printed on verso: "Semple's Studio / 422 Race Street / Cincinnati, 0.", undated




Box 6
3" x 4" photograph of interior of the apartment of Elizabeth Nourse at 80, rue d'Assas, Paris. Verso: "The sweetest place and/ the dearest people in/ all Paris - / Photo by Mrs. Eagleton./ September 21, 1928". The number "874" is printed center - - accessioned to CAM's permanent collection, 1928




Box 6
3" x 4" photo of mantel and paintings on wall in the apartment of Elizabeth Nourse at 80, rue d'Assas, Paris. On verso: "Photographed by / Mrs. Eagleton- / September 1928". The number "874" printed in center makes it apparent that this was taken at same time as 2004.1.25.15A., 1928




Box 6
2.75" x 4 7/16" photo of the apartment of Elizabeth Nourse at 80, rue d'Assas, Paris, as seen in 2004.1.25.15A. Verso is blank., undated




Box 6
Three page hand-written letter in script in blue ink on graph writing paper, written in French by a reporter [?] about the ceremony, history, and award of the La Medaille de Laetare to Elizabeth Nourse. In upper left-hand corner is written "New York Herald / 1er octobre 1921"; upper center is written, "Dans le monde des Arts", 1921




Box 6
Sepia photograph (6.5" x 9") of Burgos Cathedral, Spain, in the Pyrenees. Elizabeth featured this cathedral in a two-page panoramic sketch in Sketchbook XIII., c.1906


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: H-115.


Box 6
Sepia photograph (6.5" x 9") of Burgos Cathedral, Spain, in the Pyrenees. Elizabeth featured this cathedral in a two-page panoramic sketch in Sketchbook XIII., c.1906


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: H-115.


Box 6
Sepia photograph (6.5" x 9") of altar in Burgos Cathedral, Spain, in the Pyrenees. Elizabeth featured this cathedral in a two-page panoramic sketch in Sketchbook XIII., c.1906


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: H-115.


Box 6
Sepia photograph (6.5" x 9") of Burgos Cathedral, Spain, in the Pyrenees. Elizabeth featured this cathedral in a two-page panoramic sketch in Sketchbook XIII. Lower right-hand corner torn and mhissing from 17D., c.1906


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: H-115.


Box 6
3.25" x 3" photograph of Breton children with heads resting on bench. Verso: "Mimi"., c.1900


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: cf C-117, C-123.


Box 6
6.5" x 4.25" photo of Elizabeth Nourse's "Portrait of A.S. Schmidt", on photographer's board with red edging on borders. In lower border on recto in black ink [EN's handwriting]: "Portrait of A. S. Schmidt by / E. Nourse". On verso, in black ink script: "To my dear girls in grateful / memory of all their / goodness to me / Anna"; printed in center of verso: "CH. MICHELEZ / PHOTOGRAPHE DU MINISTERE / DES BEAUX ARTS / 84, Rue d'Assas, 84 / au Rez-de-Chaussee, dans un jardin / PARIS / REPRODUCTIONS, PORTRAITS / AGGRANDISSEMENTS"; printed lower center of verso: "Tous les Cliches sont conserves"., undated


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: C-58.


Box 6
Typed 22 page manuscript copy of "Elizabeth Nourse: A Sketch" on thin orange typing paper with a diamond patterning (11.5" x 8.5") with a photocopy of signed title page "compliments of the author, October 20 [1922]", 1922




Box 6
"Enquirer Sunday Magazine" (Feb 1, 1925) article: "An Interesting Letter Concerning Ancestry of the Nourse Family of Cincinnati", 1925




Box 6
Newspaper article from unknown source: "A New Congresswoman - New England Breaks Tradition by Electing Mrs. Edith [Nourse] Rogers of Lowell to Succeed Her Late Husband", c.1925




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"The Paintings of Elizabeth Nourse" by Anna Seaton Schmidt, "International Studio" p.247-254 (Jan 1906), 1906




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Letter from John Collins McClain to "Miss Louise C. Nourse / 80 r. d'Assas / Paris / France"., 1923




Box 6
Cincinnati Post article from 1923 about the reunion of Woodward High Grads of 1872, with photograph of John Collins McClain, 1923




Box 6
"Fifty Years in the Bonds of Woodward" by John Collins McClain, with author's signature on title page. This small book was printed by WHS and given to the Woodward Graduates of 1872-73., 1923




Box 6
Hand-written letter in French to J.C. McClain from Eugenie and Berthenay Corneau (Oct 4, 1919); also includes envelope and 3" x 4" filing card with typed information: "FRENCH ORPHAN - No. 54103. / Marie Louise Corneau, / Berthenay / (Indre et Loire) France. / Date of birth - a girl, / born Feb. 11, 1914"; on lower half of card in black ink script: "My other French girl. / J.C. Mc. / T. W. Bayer [illegible]", 1919




Box 6
Reproduction of "La Lecon de lecture", from unknown magazine, c.1895


Scope and Content: Scope and Contents Burke 'Salon Career' reference: A24-A25


Box 6
Two photocopies of the cover, copyright page and Table of Contents of the book "Call Home the Heart" by Fielding Burke, The Feminist Press, Old Westbury, New York, 1983., 1983




Box 6
"Local Artist Gains Fame . . . Again", article by Margearet Josten, Cincinnati Enquirer (May 12, 1983), 1983




Box 6
Loan records and correspondence (1980-1983) between Mary Alice Heekin Burke, guest curator at the Cincinnati Art Museum, and two curators from the National Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian, and three lenders: Mrs. Thomas J. Burke, Mrs. Patricia Williams Niehoff, and Mrs. James R. Williams, all of Cincinnati., 1980-1983




Box 6
Photocopies of checklist for exhibition "Elizabeth Nourse, 1859-1938: A Salon Career" by Mary Alice Heekin Burke (1983), 1983




Box 6
Reproduction from unknown newspaper captioned, "The Beginning of Life in Lens" [depicting a World War I damaged building?], c.1919




Box 6
Flyer sent to Mr. and Mrs. Buck Niehoff announcing the opening of the University of Cincinnati art exhibition, "From the Collection: 22 Works by Elizabeth Nourse" (Jul 8 - Aug 16, 1991), at the Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, University of Cincinnati, 1991