F. W. Sargent papers, 1861-1924

Sargent, F. W. (Fitzwilliam), b. 1820 d. 1889
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 160 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Fitzwilliam Sargent correspondence with his family . He references his son, John Singer Sargent. Also included are letters from John Singer Sargent; and photographs, notes, and lists.

Biographical/Historical Note: Medical doctor, father of John Singer Sargent; Philadelphia, Pa. Married Mary Singer Newbold and moved to Italy in 1854. Son, John, born in 1856.

The donor, Mr. Winthrop Sargent, is the great-nephew of Fitzwilliam Sargent.

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