Wells Sawyer papers, [ca. 1870-1995]

Sawyer, Wells Moses, b. 1863 d. 1960
Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Illustrator, Watercolorist
Active in Washington, D.C.

Collection size: 6.3 linear ft.
Addition: 2.5 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Biographical materials; correspondence, including letters to Sawyer from colleagues, friends and his daughter, Helen Sawyer Farnsworth, and letters to his wife Kathleen; writings by and about Sawyer; sketchbooks and sketches; address books; scrapbooks; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and photographs of Sawyer, his work, and his family.

Biographical/Historical Note: Watercolorist; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1972-1993 by Helen Sawyer Farnsworth and in 1996 by Helen. Helen is Sawyer's daughter.

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Related Materials

Wells Sawyer sketches and photographs also located at: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution and University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.
Wells Sawyer papers also located at: Library of Florida History, Gainesville, Fla.