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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965

Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965

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Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1875, 1928-1965
(Boxes 1, 5, OV10; 0.6 linear feet)

Biographical materials include funeral records from the Cunningham family--the family of Sheeler's mother, and a pathology report on Sheeler's father. Also found are a few scattered records concerning Sheeler's medical insurance, dietary meal plan, financial and tax records, property, and one folder concerning artwork and exhibitions. The series also includes Sheeler's numerous awards and prizes, and the condolence guest book used at his funeral.
Items are arranged by date.
DescriptionContainer
Cunningham Family Funeral Records 1875, 1928
1
1
Father's Pathology Report 1938
1
2
Artwork and Exhibition Records 1939, 1955, 1965
1
3
Awards and Prizes 1945, 1957, 1962
(See Box 5, and OV10)
1
4
Financial and Tax Records 1956-1957
1
5
Hallmark Art Award 1957
1
6
Press Release: Philadelphia Museum School of Art, Alumni Award 1957
1
7
Appeal to Congress: National Council on the Arts and Government circa 1957
1
8
Insurance and Medical Records circa 1957 1928
1
9
National Institute of Arts and Letters, Certificate of Membership 1963
1
10
National Institute of Arts and Letters, Member Handbook 1965
1
11
Funeral Condolence Guest Book 1965
1
12
The Norman Wait Harris Prize 1945
(medal)
5 (hol)
1
Alumni Award, Philadelphia Museum School of Art 1957
(trophy)
5 (hol)
2
American Academy of Arts and Letters 1962
(medal)
5 (hol)
3
Philadelphia Fine Arts Festival Award 1962
(silver plate)
5 (hol)
4
Philadelphia Fine Arts Festival Award 1962
(certificate)
OV10

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