Title: Anna Clift Smith's Van Buren Life, With an Essay on Anna's Life and Times
Author: Anna Clift Smith; Jen Besemer and Kay Silliman (editors)
Description: Decorative tied-string binding in card wraps. Edition of 500 copies. Soiling on rear cover. Interior is clean and unmarked. pp. 39, , 32 (140 pages). 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Seven copies noted on OCLC.
Facsimile publication of Anna Clift Smith's hand-written and hand-illustrated manuscript ''Van Buren Life'' [referring to Van Buren Point, New York], which she began on 29 December 1904. This publication opens with a detailed, 28-page essay regarding the person of the author, Smith family history in the Fredonia area, property research of Van Buren Point, and some cultural context for Anna and her work. It concludes with a full, typed transcription of the manuscript.
Anna Clift Smith (1878-1946) was a free-spirited artist who lived in a rustic cottage on Lake Erie in Portland. As stated in her manuscript, she had spent ten summers and two-and-a-half winters at Van Buren Point. This manuscript was discovered recently among the Judge John Lambert papers in Reed's Library's special collections.
Binding: Hand Tied Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Friends of Daniel A. Reed Library, State University of New York College at Fredonia
Place: Fredonia, NY
Keywords: Van Buren Point, Fredonia, Portland, Chautauqua County, New York, Lake Erie,
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