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Finding Aid to the Eva Scott Fenyes Collection MS.206
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Box 1

Annie Belle Picher letter to Eva Fenyes 1913 October 18

Box 1

Correspondence 1904-1916

Scope and contents

Correspondence is pasted in folio and includes letters from Hector, Alliot, J.P. Gaylord, J.M. Guinn, Theo Hittell, Frederick Webb Hodge, George P. Ide, L.H. Ingersoll, and Charles Fletcher Lummis.
Box 1

Image of priest at the Mission Santa Barbara, California undated

Box 1

Index to Fenyes scrapbooks circa 1928

Scope and contents

This index was created by Fenyes and pertains to scrapbooks S1-S5 in this collection.

List of autographed letters purchased from Robert Cowen undated

Scope and contents

This is a handwritten document by Fenyes and consists of a list of autographed letters purchased from bookseller Robert Cowen. Fenyes also notes that the letters go with William Heath Davis's book Sixty Years in California, published in 1889.
Box 1

Newspaper clippings on California early 20th Century


Scrapbooks 1904-1928

Scope and contents

This group includes seven bound scrapbooks of newspaper clippings related to Los Angeles history and society, early California families, California missions and adobes, and Native American arts and culture. Clippings also relate to the Southwest Museum, the building of the Casa de Adobe, and Charles Lummis.
Correspondence from the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles Public Library, and others are interfiled in scrapbooks as well. Scrapbook S4, page 30, includes a letter from Lummis and images he sent her of the Southwest Museum groundbreaking. Images are dated 1913 December 6.
Box 1, Folder S1

Scrapbook, volume 1

Box 1, Folder S2

Scrapbook, volume 2

Box 2, Folder S3

Scrapbook, volume 3, part 1

Box 3, Folder S5

Scrapbook, volume 4

Box 3, Folder S6

Scrapbook, volume 5

Box 2, Folder S4

Scrapbook, volume 3, part 2

Box 3, Folder S7

Scrapbook, volume 6

Box 1

Material about Fenyes collection 1901-1951

Scope and contents

This folder consists of material added by the Southwest Museum staff after 1934 and are not original items from the personal collections of Eva Scott Fenyes. The folder includes listings, booklets, documents, and clippings about the Fenyes paintings held at the Southwest Museum.
The folder also includes copies of newspaper clippings on Dr. Adalbert Fenyes and a 1901 image clipped from the Los Angeles Times of the Fenyes Pasadena home before constructions.