Guide to the Papers of Alma Gilbert-Smith, 1979 - 1999Manuscript MS-748

Introduction to the Collection

The Papers of Alma Gilbert-Smith contains drafts, corrected drafts, and final typescripts for her studies of Maxfield Parrish. Includes drafts and typescripts of "The Make Believe World of Maxfield Parrish and Sue Lewin" (1990) and "Maxfield Parrish: The Masterworks" (1992). Also includes photographs of Parrish's home, "The Oaks" immediately after a fire in 1979 destroyed the house as well as after a reproduction was created on the site. The second box details the lawsuit brought by Alma Gilbert against Pomegranate Publications and the executors of the rights of Maxfield Parrish in 1995 and 1996.

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