Samuel Franklin Hershey papers, 1928-1977

Hershey, Samuel Franklin, b. 1904 d. 1987
Active in Mass.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; a scrapbook; photographs; writings; and a copy of an education abstract. UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; writings, including poems and speeches; 2 clippings; a copy of an education abstract, 1965; and photographs of Hershey at work, and of his works of art. REEL 3136: 8 letters; a scrapbook, 1929-1935, containing a photograph of Hershey, exhibition catalogs and annoucements, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Rockport, Massachusetts. Was an instructor of Design at Harvard University during the 1940s, an administrator at the Rhode Island School of Design during the 1950s and 1960s, and the Acting Chairman of the Department of Design in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley, during the 1970s.

Material on reel 3136 lent for microfilming 1984, and unmicrofilmed material donated 1984 all by Samuel F. Hershey.

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