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Waldo Peirce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1348

Scope and Contents

The Waldo Peirce collection contains one watercolor by Peirce.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Waldo Peirce (1884-1970) was an American painter from Maine. He studied at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Harvard University, the Art Students League in New York City, and at the Julian Academy in Paris. He lived for a period as an expatriate and drove ambulances for the French Army in World War I, before eventually returning to the United States. He died in Massachusetts in 1970.

Biographical source:

"Waldo Peirce." Colby College Special Collections and Archives. Accessed September 2021. https://www.colby.edu/specialcollections/about/waldo-peirce/

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

No linguistic content; Not applicable

Abstract

The collection contains one watercolor by Waldo Peirce.

Related Materials

A collection of Waldo Peirce's papers is held at Colby College Special Collections and Archives in Waterville, Maine.

Title
Waldo Peirce Collection, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Larry Peterson, February 2005
Date
2/23/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library