Jeffrey Rush Higgins collection on Frederick Wilson, 1885-1990.
Higgins, Jeffrey Rush.
8 boxes.
1 flat file drawer.
Organized into 3 series: Series I. Personal Papers, 1885-1990; Series II. Scrapbooks, circa 1892-1932; and Series III. Artwork, 1887-1930.
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
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Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Range 26, Bay 1, Shelf 7 through Range 26, Bay 2, Shelf 1, Boxes 1-8
Secured Stacks - Flat Files
Call Number: 
Unit 13, Drawer 2, Death of Monica at Ostia
Variant Title: 
Frederick Wilson archive.
Series I. Personal Papers, 1885-1990, contains correspondence, photographs, ephemera and biographical information. The correspondence includes letters by Frederick Wilson written to his family as well as commission letters, a note from Wilson's assistants at Tiffany Studios and a letter from Louis C. Tiffany. The photographs are primarily of Frederick Wilson and his family. Items such as newspaper clippings and church programs and bulletins constitute the ephemera materials. The biographical information makes up the bulk of this series and contains correspondence between two of Frederick Wilson's grandchildren, Mary Campbell Higgins and Edward Wilson Hewett, discussing genealogical and historical information about their grandfather.
Series II. Scrapbooks, circa 1892-1932, consists of two scrapbooks. The first scrapbook was compiled by Frederick Wilson and includes assorted memorabilia such as watercolor studies, pencil and pen and ink drawings, photographs, poems, letters, programs, and newspaper and magazine clippings. Items that were inserted in the front of this scrapbook were removed and housed in a separate box. The second scrapbook contains photographed window design drawings by Frederick Wilson.
Series III. Artwork, 1887-1930, contains original artwork by Frederick Wilson such as watercolors and sketches as well as photographs of his design drawings for windows.
Some materials have indivdual records. See BIB 53794, 126597, 127944, 127945, 127946, 127947, 127948, 128561, 128562, 128563, 128564, 128566, 128567, 128580, 128581, 128582, 128583, 128584, 128590, 128593, 128594, 128595, 128596,128597,129027, 134388, 134390.