Columbia University Archives

Lester M. Chace papers, 1931-2007

Series I: Lester M. Chace papers, 1931-2007

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Box 1 Folder 1 Chace, Lynwood M., 1931-1992

(Lester Chace's uncle, nature photographer. Animal photographs, prints and in articles. Includes photos of Lester Chace, Jr. and Selma Chace Ballentine by Lynwood Chace. Portrait of Lynwood Chace by Lester Chace.)

Box 1 Folder 2 Columbia University, 1946-2007

(Press clippings, residence hall receipts, correspondence, alumni magazine articles. Portraits of Clement Clarke Moore, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton.)

Box 1 Folder 3-4 Forbes family, 1962-2006, 2 folders

(Portraits of Malcolm Forbes's five children and later, correspondence with Christopher Forbes.)

Box 1 Folder 5-6 Letters and articles, 1933-2006, 2 folders

(Includes biographical sketch, list of known works, newspaper clippings, etc.)

Box 1 Folder 7-8 Portraits, Inc., 1954-1962, 2 folders

(Photographs of portraits (mostly of children), commissions and sample works for Portraits, Inc. Also includes Portraits, Inc. commission statements.)

Box 1 Folder 9 Portraits, other, 1971-2007

(Photographs of portraits: Anne Phipps, Everett Dickson, Winsor Gale, John Wesley, Jesus Christ, Teddy Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, Jackie Kennedy, and other Pekin, IL subjects.)

Box 1 Folder 10-11 Shelburne Museum, 1962-2007, 2 folders

(Correspondence with James Watson Webb, Jr. Museum in Shelburne, VT. Portraits of Henry Osborne Havemeyer, Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer, James Waston Webb, Electra Havemeyer Webb.)

Box 1 Folder 12 Sketches, undated

(Mostly women's bodies, athletes and dancers, in motion and in repose. One car and one bridge view. On paper and on napkins.)

Box 1 Folder 13 World War II, 1943-1947

(Service photographs, War Department correspondence, allotment envelopes, honorable discharge certificate.)