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Albert Guerry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0086M

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and newspaper clippings of Guerry that endorse his work and document his painting commissions and exhibitions.

Dates

  • 1872 - 1897 and n.d.

Creator

Biographical / Historical

The son of William Capers and Virginia Felder Guerry, Albert was a well-known and respected portrait artist of South Carolina, later of Atlanta, Georgia, and Baltimore, Maryland. Portraits painted by Guerry include Robert E. Lee, Grover Cleveland, Joseph E. Brown, and other public officials and private citizens.

Extent

2 folders

Language of Materials

English

Other Finding Aids

Unpublished inventory available.

Materials Specific Details

Newspaper clippings.

Physical Description

Available only as photocopy.

Title
Albert Guerry Collection
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30214 United States