A Guide to the Alice Barber Stephens Collection Stephens, Alice Barber. 8789

A Guide to the Alice Barber Stephens Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 8789


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
8789
Title
Alice Barber Stephens Collection 1892-1907
Extent
11 items
Creator
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Alice Barber Stephens Collection, Accession 8789, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase [ 1967 October 4] 1968 January 25

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities


Item Listing

Manuscript
  • Essay about her painting, "A Girl in a Garden"
    n. d.
    AMsS, 3 p.

    [Explains a painting she did of her mother and in which she tried to show the essence of young womanhood in the middle of the 19th century.]

Letters and Documents
  • Receipt from Alice Barber Stephensto Ladies' Home Journal
    1892 October 29
    ADS, 1 p.

    [Acknowledges receipt of $75.00 for the drawing: "The New Year Minuet."]

  • Alice Barber Stephensto Edward W. Bok
    1893 November 14
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Informs Bok of her willingness to work for Ladies' Home Journalif they allow her enough time.]

  • Receipt from Alice Barber Stephensto Ladies' Home Journal
    1893 December 20
    ADS, 1 p.

    [Acknowledges receipt of $50.00 for illustration for story, " Miss Maria's Fiftieth. "]

  • Alice Barber Stephensto Edward W. Bok
    1894 January 21
    ALS, 4 p.

    [Replies in regard to the return of two pictures loaned by Bok for the World's Exposition. Explains that they are to be next in an exhibit to assist a young ladies' Studio Society in showing the wealthy and powerful of Philadelphiathe increasing vitality of the city's painters, sculptors, architects, etc. Offers him a new photograph of herself for the Journal. Mentions a Mr. Guild and an Academy exhibition.]

  • Alice Barber Stephensto Edward W. Bok
    1894 March 8
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Comments on her new photograph: it is not satisfactory to her, but she will let him judge. Responds to his inquiry re a biographical article for the Journal. Mentions Mr. Guild.]

  • Receipt from Alice Barber Stephensto Ladies' Home Journal
    1894 November 24
    ADS, 1 p.

    [Acknowledges receipt of $35.00 for cover design for " A Girl of the Directory. "]

  • Alice Barber Stephensto William Valentine Alexander
    1907 February 6
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Acknowledges receipt of pages of photographic reproduction. Mentions Miss McLaughlin.]

  • Alice Barber Stephensto unknown
    n. d.
    ANS, 1 p.

    [Thanks unidentified person for a "Valentine."]

  • Alice Barber Stephensto unknown
    n. d.
    ALS (last page), 1 p.

    [Fragment beginning . . . "with an author's thought . . . "]

Photograph
  • Alice Barber Stephens, head and shoulders, from a magazine
    n. d.
    Photo

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Alice Barber Stephens
  • Edward W. Bok
  • William Valentine Alexander