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Edward Hicks papers in the Quaker Collection, Haveford College, 1826-[ca. 1980]

Edward Hicks papers in the Quaker Collection, Haveford College, 1826-[ca. 1980]

Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 10 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: A letter from Hicks to his "beloved friend" Jeffry Smedley, October 24, 1826, regarding a chair furnished for Smedley, and one July 24, 1827 regarding religious matters; a sermon by Hicks, April 18, 1834; clippings about Hicks and sale of his works (c. 1980) and reproductions of his works.

Biographical/Historical Note

Primitive artist Edward Hicks was deeply religious, he later became an active Quaker preacher.

Provenance

Microfilmed with other art-related papers in the Quaker Collection as part of the Archives of American Art's Philadelphia project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: The Quaker Collection, Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pa.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3898 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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

Edward Hicks papers in the Quaker Collection, Haveford College, 1826-[ca. 1980]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.