Elisabeth Southerden Thompson Butler autobiography

Elisabeth Southerden Thompson Butler autobiography

Dates: 1923

Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography. Butler describes her development as an artist and the major events of her life. She was known as a painter of military subjects. One of her paintings, "Roll Call," won great popularity in the art history of England. It was purchased later on by the Queen of England and is now in Windsor Castle.

  • Extent: 2 items (150 leaves)(0.09 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Butler, Elisabeth Southerden Thompson, 1844
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1764
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Elisabeth Southerden Thompson Butler autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1764; Elisabeth Southerden Thompson Butler autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1764, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Discovered in Special Collections in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Discovered; Special Collections; 1980.
Subject Terms
Butler, Elisabeth Southerden Thompson, 1844-; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Fine Arts; Women artists--England
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Butler (Elisabeth Southerden Thompson) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:59-0600
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Biographical Note

Swiss artist, who spent most of her life in England and Italy.

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