Edith Hipkins collection of British artists' letters
Finding aid prepared by Julianna Gil, Student Processing Assistant.
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Title: Edith Hipkins collection of British artists' letters
Date (inclusive): 1818-1940
Collection Number: MS 268
Creator: Hipkins, Edith J.
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence from numerous British artists during the 19th and early 20th century received and collected by British painter Edith Hipkins. The majority of the correspondence consists of personal letters sent to Hipkins and her father, musician Alfred J. Hipkins.
Languages: The majority of the collection is in English, with one letter in Italian.
The collection is open for research.
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[identification of item]. Edith Hipkins collection of British artists' letters (MS 268). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.
Processed by Julianna Gil, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
Processing of the Edith Hipkins collection of British artists' letters was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.
Edith Hipkins (1854-1945) was a British portrait painter, who exhibited her work regularly at the Royal Academy of Arts between 1883 and 1911. A portrait she painted of her father, Alfred James Hipkins, is in the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Alfred James Hipkins (1826-1903) was a British musicologist, musician, and musical antiquary. He was well known for his performances of the works of Chopin and wrote reviews on musical ethnology or musical antiquity for The Musical Times and The Athenaeum.
This collection contains correspondence from numerous British artists during the 19th and early 20th century received and collected by British painter Edith Hipkins. The majority of the correspondence consists of personal letters sent to Hipkins and her father, musician Alfred J. Hipkins. Some letters in the collection also include sketches, portraits, prints of wood engravings by Edith's brother John Hipkins, and notes handwritten by Edith on the correspondent.
The collection is arranged alphabetically.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hipkins, Alfred J. (Alfred James), 1826-1903
Art and literature -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Art and music
Artists -- Great Britain
Box 1, Folder 3
Box 1, Folder 13
Box 1, Folder 16
Box 1, Folder 25
Box 1, Folder 34
Box 1, Folder 41
Box 1, Folder 45