George D. Sack papers, 1912-1957

Sack, George D.

Collection size: 71 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Letters, photographs, sketches and drawings, scrapbooks and printed material.

REEL 2336: 22 illustrated greeting cards, notes, and letters from Joe Scheuerle to Sack and his family; 24 snapshots of Scheuerle, Charles M. Russell, and others; clippings about Russell; miscellaneous printed material; and a scrapbook, containing mostly clippings and printed material about Russell and his work, plus a letter from Scheuerle, a letter from the Charles M. Russell Memorial Committee, Great Falls, Mont., 4 photos of Russell, and miscellany.

REEL 2787: An unpublished catalog of 29 sculptures by Russell in Sack's collection; illustrated letters from Scheuerle to Mrs. Sack, and a letter from William S. Hart to Scheuerle; a letter from Ed Borein to Russell; and a photo-postcard of Scheuerle, with a note to Penelope ("Toots") from Scheuerle. Microfilm originally titled the Penelope Bradford papers.

Biographical/Historical Note: Collector.

The donor and lender, Penelope Sack Bradford, is the daughter of George D. Sack.

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