Sam Hyde Harris papers, 1928-1980

Harris, Sam Hyde, b. 1889 d. 1977
Painter
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 1.1 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Primarily printed material pertaining to the various California art organizations and clubs in which Harris was a member, 1923-1980, including exhibition announcements and catalogs, newsletters, bulletins, including a series of THE ART BEACON, 1948-1972; correspondence, 1928-1979; photographs of Harris and other artists, including Bennett Bradbury, Darwin Darcoin, Naomi Evans and Hanson Puthuff painting outdoors, several sets of photographs of Harris in the process of painting some of his major works, of art works, art club meetings, friends and family and various other unidentified people. Also included are 4 sketches by Harris.

Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter; Los Angeles, California.

Donated 1985 by Marion Dodge Harris, Harris' widow.

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