Size: 55 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)
Summary: 37 letters, including 14 from Edward Hicks, and 18 letters between Isaac Hicks and John Comley, mainly regarding religious matters; a 285 pp. autobiography covering Hick's early life and apprenticeships, and 3 pages of an undated memoir and miscellaneous biographical material.
Primitive artist Edward Hicks was deeply religious, he later became an active Quaker preacher.
The papers have been assembled from several collections at Swarthmore. Call numbers are listed on the microfilm. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Philadelphia project.
Location of Originals
- Originals in:The Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
- Location of originals noted on microfilm.