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Isabel Lopez De Fages Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-646

Scope and Contents

This manuscript collection contains descriptions written by Isabel Lopez de Fages for the paintings made by Eva Scott Fenyes for the 1950 publication of the book Thirty-two Adobe Houses of Old California. This collection of papers includes the manuscript Isabel Lopez de Fages presented to the Southwest Museum for almost all 300 paintings by Fenyes, as well as all of Lopez de Fages' drafts, correspondence, and notes. Other materials include two photographs, a newspaper clipping, and notes. Materials in this collection are dated from 1935-1949.

Dates

  • 1935-1949

Creator

Access

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Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry Museum of the American West as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Biographical note

Isabel Lopez de Fages (1902, July 23 - )wrote the introduction and descriptions in the book of Eva Scott Fenyes paintings Thirty-two Adobe Houses of Old California. Lopez de Fages also contributed historical articles to the Los Angeles Times and other publications. She was one of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, and served as Chairman of Hostesses at the Casa de Adobe of the Southwest Museum. In 1925, she married Aphonse B. de Fages, a California native of Spanish and French descent.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Isable Lopez de Fages wrote the introduction and descriptions in the book of Eva Scott Fenyes paintings Thirty-two Adobe Houses of Old California published in 1950. This manuscript collection contains information on almost all of the Fenyes paintings, as well as all of Lopez de Fages' drafts, correspondence, and notes. Materials in this collection are dated from 1935-1949.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 25, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Creator

Title
Finding Aid to the Isabel Lopez De Fages Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Holly Rose Larson
Date
2012 October 25
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Library and Archives at the Autry Repository

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