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Clement N. Swift papers, 1872-1947

Swift, Clement Nye, 1846-1918



Collection Information

Size: 120 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 6 letters to Swift's family written while he was in France; recollections of Swift, written by his cousin, Robert W. Swift; 8 short stories; a book of poems by C. N. Swift; a sketchbook and loose sketches; 66 photographs of Swift's works, himself, and his studio; and miscellaneous items.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.


Lent 1971 by Sylvia H. Knowles, Swift's neice.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 142 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Clement N. Swift papers, 1872-1947. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.