Anne C. Kuck scrapbook
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Anne C. Kuck scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Kuck, Anne C., (Anne Catherine), 1885-1965.
Title: Anne C. Kuck scrapbook
Dates: 1903
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1657

Biographical/Historical Note

Anne Catherine Kuck (1885-1965), daughter of Captain Henry Kuck and Mary Geshe Entleman, was born in Savannah, Georgia. While attending public schools in Savannah, it was noted that she showed an aptitude for drawing and painting. In 1905, she went to Paris to study at the Sorbonne, remaining in Europe for eight years. In 1911, she entered four watercolors in the Spring Salon at the Louvre and won the Silver Palm award. She returned to the United States during World War I, but in later years again lived and painted in Europe, as well as in Hendersonville, North Carolina, and on Wilmington Island near Savannah.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a nine-page scrapbook made of red paperboard. The pages are loose, but two holes on the left margin of each page suggest the scrapbook had once been bound. Small rectangles of paper printed with colored floral motifs, Bible verses, and inspirational messages have been pasted onto the paperboard. Pages 3 and 9 contain original watercolors by Kuck, both with the design elements of miniature landscapes in the upper left portion, flowers in the lower right portion, a Bible verse in the bottom left portion, and a leaf-and-vine border.


Index Terms

Kuck, Anne C., (Anne Catherine), 1885-1965.
Scrapbooks.
Watercolor painting, American.
Watercolorists.
Watercolors (paintings)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from grandson of creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Anne C. Kuck scrapbook, MS 1657, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles Wessels, 2000.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

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1Scrapbook, 1903