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Found within the papers are biographical material, correspondence, and records relating to Butler's long participation in the Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Also found are notes and writings, a scrapbook, printed material, and photographs of Butler, her friends, her studio in Ogunquit, Maine, her landscape paintings, and exhibition installations.
Mary Butler papers, 1853-1946, (bulk 1884-1946). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Donated 2005 by Rachel Armstrong, Mary Butler's niece.
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