This collection contains the papers of Grace Nicholson (1877-1948), a collector and dealer of Native American and Asian arts
and crafts in
Pasadena, California, with much of the collection relating to her work in the fields of Native American and Asian art.
Grace Nicholson (1877-1948), a collector and dealer of Native American and Asian arts
and crafts, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on December 31, 1877, the
daughter of attorney Franklin Nicholson (1851-1891) and Rose Dennington Nicholson
(1855-1878). At the age of thirteen, following the death of her parents, Nicholson
went to live with paternal grandparents, William Nicholson (1819-1901) and Mary
4,370 pieces. 30 boxes. 9 oversize folders. 3 scrapbooks. 1 roll.
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