Finding Aid to the Mary Sampson Diuguid Papers

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
THE MARY SAMPSON DIUGUID (1883-1968) PAPERS
The collection includes newspaper clippings and catalogs concerning exhibits of the
art work of Mary Sampson DIUGUID, of Lynchburg, Virginia. A photograph,
presumably of DIUGUID, and miscellaneous correspondence are also included.
FOLDER 1 Correspondence, Newspaper clippings, Photograph
FOLDER 2 Exhibit catalogs

MARY SAMPSON DIUGUID (1883-1968)
Mary Sampson DIUGUID, daughter of William D. DIUGUID and Nora COTRELL,
was born 29 May 1883, in Lynchburg, Virginia. She graduated from Randolph-Macon
Woman's College and studied art with Louise Jordan SMITH. She attended art schools in
Philadelphia, in New York, in Spain and in Portugal. She also studied with George
ENNIS of Florida and with Pierre DAURA and Henry B. SNELL of Lynchburg. In
addition to being an artist of some note, Miss DIUGUID was president of W. D. Diuguid,
Inc., "one of the oldest mortuaries in the state," from 1927 to 1946. Miss DIUGUID was
a member of the Lynchburg Art Club, the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, and the Woman's
Club. She died 25 August 1968 and was buried in the Sherwood Burial Park in Salem,
Virginia.
[Obituary, Lynchburg News, 26 August 1968, p. 9 col. 1; Burial record, Diuguid Funeral Home,
Lynchburg, VA, Book 58, p. 94.]

MS2081

Dublin Core

Title

Finding Aid to the Mary Sampson Diuguid Papers

Subject

Finding aids
Diuguid, Mary Sampson, 1883-1968

Description

Finding aid to the Mary Sampson Diuguid Papers held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The papers include clippings, exhibit catalogs, correspondence, and photographs regarding Diuguid's work as an artist.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2024

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

JMLMS2081FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to the Mary Sampson Diuguid Papers,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/808.