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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Frederick Hammersley papers, circa 1860-2009, bulk 1940-2009 | Digitized Collection

Frederick Hammersley papers, circa 1860-2009, bulk 1940-2009

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Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1900-2009
3 linear feet
Box 3-6

Personal and professional correspondence spans Hammersley's first year in college through the end of his life. There is correspondence with galleries, museums, professional associations, colleagues, family, and friends. Letters from his sister, Susie Hammersley Stone, are particularly detailed. Also included in this series are letters that document Hammersley's mentoring of several students in his classes at Pomona College. Photographs, clippings, and other miscellaneous enclosures are also to be found in some of the letters.
Correspondents include Karl Benjamin, William Brice, Robert Chuey, Wayne Entice, Claudine Humblet, Stanley Kiesel, Rico Lebrun, and John McLaughlin, among many others. Galleries and museums represented in Hammersley's correspondence include the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Heritage Gallery, Laguna Art Museum, New Mexico Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Art, and Santa Fe East Gallery
Materials are arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent. Miscellaneous folders for the alphabet contain single letters from individuals. Drafts of outgoing letters are arranged chronologically.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.