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Francis Sumner Merritt papers, 1903-1979

Francis Sumner Merritt papers, 1903-1979

Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000

Art teacher, Painter, Designer, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 6.8 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence regarding Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, subject files, scrapbook, printed materials, subject files, exhibitions files, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, designer and art administrator. Founder of Haystack Mountan School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine.


Donated 1980-1994 by Francis Sumner Merritt.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 5099-5106 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Francis Sumner Merritt papers, 1903-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.