Waldo Peirce Collection
Scope and Contents
The Waldo Peirce collection contains one ink and watercolor holiday postcard sent to Dr. Irvin Kerlan in December 1948.
- Creation: 1948
- Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970 (Person)
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.
"Waldo Peirce." Colby College Special Collections and Archives. Accessed September 2021. https://www.colby.edu/specialcollections/about/waldo-peirce/
Language of Materials
The collection contains one original watercolor postcard by Waldo Peirce.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. Irvin Kerlan.
- Waldo Peirce Collection, 1948
- Larry Peterson, February 2005
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- May 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library