Frederick Hammersley papers, circa 1860-2009, bulk 1940-2009

Hammersley, Frederick, b. 1919 d. 2009
Painter, Educator, Printmaker
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 31.8 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of artist Frederick Hammersley measure 31.8 linear feet and date from 1897 to 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1940 to 2000 and examine Hammersley's life as an artist, teacher, and lecturer through biographical materials, family and professional correspondence, diaries, business and financial records, teaching files, writings, photographs, printed materials, works of art and audio-visual material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Frederick Hammersley (1919- 2009) was a painter and educator from Los Angeles, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Donated by Frederick Hammersley, 1974-2008 and in 2012 and 2015 by Frederick Hammersley via Kathleen Shields, Executive Director, Frederick Hammersley Foundation. The Frederick Hammersley Foundation donated additional papers in 2012.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Getty Foundation and the Frederick Hammersley Foundation.

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