Papers, 1905-1919, of Alfred Roll, President.


Papers, 1905-1919, of Alfred Roll, President.

The collection, primarily correspondence of the membership, has been reassembled from several sources (most apparently deriving from Roll's estate), and focuses on the society's activities during his presidency. Occasional letters and papers relate to Roll's personal life and his own affairs as a painter. pieces are unidentified and appear at the end of the file.

ca. 1500 items.

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