Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little Papers, 1903-1993
Collection of manuscripts of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little of Cogswell's Grant in Essex, Massachusetts
This collection documents the professional activities and accomplishments of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little, renowned collectors, preservationists, and experts in the fields of American folk art and decorative arts, active from the 1930s to 1980s.
These materials reflect the Littles' work as authors, researchers, lecturers, consultants, board members for museums and historical organizations, professional preservationists, and collectors of folk art and decorative arts objects.
Their home and folk art collection may be experienced in person at Cogswell's Grant in Essex, Massachusetts. Bertram K. Little was the corresponding secretary for Historic New England between 1947 and 1970.
This collection contains:
- Research notes
- Legal documents
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