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Palmer, Bertha Honore, 1849-1918

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dates 1849–1918
city Chicago
stateIL
other citiesSarasota, FL; Paris; London; Temple Terrace, FL; Newport, RI;
gender F
historical notes Berthe Honorée Palmer was a collector, businesswoman, philanthropist, socialite and wife of Potter Palmer (1826-1902), a wealthy Chicago businessman.

For the most part Palmer collected works by Impressionist and Barbizon School painters and the collection included work by Renior, Corot, Millet, Manet, Monets, and Anders Zorn.

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Archives of American Art Mary Cassatt collection, 1871-1955. see details...
Online Edition of Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler Correspondence associated with: Palmer, Bertha Honore, 1892-1893 see details...
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Bertha Honore Palmer Letters, July 12, 27, 1892. see details...
Art Institute of Chicago Bertha Honoré Palmer Correspondence Collection, 1883-1899 see details...
Archives of American Art Aline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977 see details...
Library of Congress Papers of Raoul Heilbronner, 1887-1914 (MSS25650) see details...
Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Ellen Martin Henrotin Papers, 1865-1921 (inclusive).
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Chicago History Museum G.P.A. Healy papers [manuscript], 1839-1889. see details...
Chicago History Museum President's letterbook [manuscript], 1892 July 26-1893 Jan. 3. see details...
Art Institute of Chicago Registrar's Records see details...
Chicago Historical Society Bertha Honore Palmer (Mrs. Potter Palmer) papers [manuscript], 1884-1902. see details...
Chicago Historical Society President's letterbooks [manuscript], 1890-1895. see details...
Chicago Historical Society World's Columbian Exposition, Board of Lady Managers records [manuscript], 1890-1904 (bulk 1890-1894). see details...
Chicago Historical Society Potter Palmer and Palmer estate papers [manuscript], 1849-1920. see details...
Archives of American Gardens Historic Spanish Point 1999. see details...
Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Anna Howard Shaw Papers (Series X of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection) see details...
The Getty Research Institute Knoedler & Company Records see details...