Hodgson, S. P. (Sylvester Phelps),
Collection size: 4 items (on 1 microfilm reel).
Collection Summary: Biographical data sheet, handwritten copy of his obituary, and two sketchbooks which also contain a few watercolor sketches, as well as a draft of an article entitled "Thoughts on the Effects of Light and Shade as influenced by the atmosphere, showing a rule by which you may know how to manage detail in distance," Feb. 1856.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Boston, Massachusetts.
The lender, H.T. Hodgson acquired the papers through inheritance.