Scattered family correspondence includes letters from Ernest Lawson to his daughter Margaret and between his daughter Margaret and wife Ella. A dismantled scrapbook of printed material including exhibition announcements and catalogs and clippings. There is one photograph of Ernest Lawson with numerous artists at a Salmagundi Club dinner on March 10, 1937 honoring Lawson and a photo reproduction of a work of art by Lawson signed by the artists attending the dinner at the Samlagundi Club. Artist signatures on the reproduction include Victor Anderson, George Elmer Brown, Roy Henry Brown, Charles Chapman, Bruce Crane, Charles Curran, Arthur Freedlander, Gordon Grant, Walter Granville-Smith, Eugene Higgins, Frederick William Hutchison, LeRoy Ireland, Paul Bernard King, George John Lober, Ivan Olinsky, Ulysses A. Ricci, Orlando Rowland, Chauncey Foster Ryder, James Shaw, Samuel T. Shaw Eugene Speicher, Frederick Warrenm, Guy Wiggins, and Keith Shaw Williams, among others.
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Ernest Lawson papers, 1907-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art