|Repository:||James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. email@example.com|
|Creator:||Smillie, Irene Rose, 1871-1955|
|Title:||Irene Rose Smillie papers|
|Quantity:||0.42 linear ft.|
Irene Rose Smillie, born on February 13, 1871 in Savannah, Georgia, to Robert Thomas Smillie(1829-1900) of New York and Harriet F. (Crandell) Smillie of New Jersey and graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia. She studied art at the School of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. She specialized in the painting of miniatures on ivory and later became interested in ceramics and overglaze decoration. She was a member of the City Federation of Women’s Clubs of Atlanta, the Reviewers Study Club, Washington Seminary Alumnae, as well as a St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Additional biographical information about Irene Rose Smillie has not been determined.
This collection consists of Irene Rose Smillie’s papers and those related to her parents. Included in the collection are Irene Smillie’s will as well as a codicil to that will; a Bible containing Crandell family history; and a short, handwritten Crandell family tree. The collection also includes a letter from Hety and Mary Silvey dated 1850 about the wedding day of Irene Smillie’s parents, Harriet F. Crandall and Robert Thomas Smillie and an invitation addressed to Harriet and Robert Smillie to attend the City Rifle Corps Ball. There is a travel journal from Irene Rose Smillie detailing her trips around Europe and North America including newspaper clippings, postcards, and brochures.
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Irene Rose Smillie papers, MSS 193, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Collection reprocessed in 2011.
This collection is open for research.
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
All visual arts materials have been separated from the collection. Some are found in the Irene R. Smillie photograph collection (VA SML), and others are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.
|2||Papers, 1850-1950, undated|
|3||Travel Journal, 1911|