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Edward Hicks papers in the Quaker Collection, Haveford College, 1826-[ca. 1980]

Hicks, Edward, b. 1780 d. 1849
Painter
Active in Pa.,

Collection size: 10 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A letter from Hicks to his "beloved friend" Jeffry Smedley, October 24, 1826, regarding a chair furnished for Smedley, and one July 24, 1827 regarding religious matters; a sermon by Hicks, April 18, 1834; clippings about Hicks and sale of his works (c. 1980) and reproductions of his works.

Biographical/Historical Note: Primitive artist Edward Hicks was deeply religious, he later became an active Quaker preacher.

Microfilmed with other art-related papers in the Quaker Collection as part of the Archives of American Art's Philadelphia project.

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