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Prendergast Archive and Study Center

Prendergast Archive and Study Center

Finding Aids for Prendergast Archival Material

Two new finding aids for archival material from the Prendergast Archive and Study Center are now available.  The Charles and Maurice Prendergast Personal Photo Collection and the The Eugénie Prendergast Book Collection can be accessed through WCMA’s Prendergast Archive and Study Center webpage and  WCMA’s online collection database.

1898-1900 MP Sr. and Charles

1898-1900 Maurice Prendergast, Sr. and Charles

The Charles and Maurice Prendergast Personal Photo Collection spans from the 1870s to the late 1940s, and includes portraits of the artist brothers

1920-1923 Maurice in canoe

1920-1923 Maurice in canoe

as well as Charles’ wife Eugénie Prendergast, their father Maurice Prendergast, Sr. and several relatives and friends. The physical photos are housed in the Prendergast Archive and Study center and can be viewed with the assistance of a project staff member.

 

The photos are digitized and each individual photo can be viewed online via the WCMA collection database. PrendergastA blog post describing some of the individual photographs can be found here.

 

The Eugénie Prendergast Book Collection spans in date from 1900–1992 and consists of reading materials from Eugénie Prendergast’s personal library. N6512-F7dEach individual book has been assigned a Library of Congress call number and has been entered into WCMA’s online collection database.

The book collection is arranged in call number order and books are available to be viewed at WCMA by making an appointment with a member of the project staff.

DC715.F7

Some of the books include ephemera material such as flyers, brochures, exhibition schedules, as well as postcards and personal notes.

Stay tuned, more archival material and finding aids will be coming from the Prendergast Archive and Study Center.

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