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Harriet Evelyn “Eva” LeConte Memorandum
    Book, 1862 and undated

    A gift to the SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2004

| Gifts to Manuscripts 2004 | Front Page 2004 | Friends of the Library | Endowments |

Manuscript volume, 1862 and undated, pocket memorandum book of Harriet Evelyn “Eva” LeConte (1844-1911) contains miniature pencil sketches, artist’s notes on the color pallette, manuscript verse and music, and addresses.

The daughter of Louis LeConte and niece of South Carolina College professor John LeConte, Eva LeConte was a native of Georgia. She studied art in Europe and resided most of her adult life in Washington, D.C., distinguishing herself as a portrait painter as well as for her copies of works by other artists.



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