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Margaret Dashiell papers, 1921-1948.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Dashiell, Margaret, 1869-1958.
Collection number: 2632
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Abstract: Dashiell of Richmond, Va., was an illustrator of scenes in Richmond, Va., Charleston, S.C., and New Orleans, La.; an importer of French fashion prints; and a business woman. Correspondence, 1921-1948, with various literary and artistic figures, including Ellen Glasgow; watercolor illustrations; poems; and French fashion prints, 1798-1914.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Many of the watercolors in Subseries 2.1 depict African Americans working  in Richmond, Va, and New Orleans, LA, including domestic servants caring for children.