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Helen Ireland Hays papers concerning Paul Bransom, 1903-1979

Helen Ireland Hays papers concerning Paul Bransom, 1903-1979

Hays, Helen Ireland



Collection Information

Size: 1.8 linear ft.

Summary: Thirty-six audio cassettes recording interviews between Helen Hays and Paul Bransom, 1969-1972, Bransom receiving an honorary degree from Weber State College, 1974, and a story "The Walk"; letters, many illustrated, from Bransom to the Hays family, including brochures for Teton Artists Associated and postcards announcing activities of the Dutch Treat Club, 1932-1977; an illustrated Christmas letter from the Walt Kuhn family, 1932; 4 undated drawings by Bransom and one by Charles Sarka, 1903; a list of books illustrated by Bransom; exhibition announcements, 1972-1979; a postcard designed by Bransom, 1908; a Kit Kat Club program, 1909; a calendar designed by Dorothy Lathrop, 1972; photographs of Bransom, 1927-1970; and a photograph of Francis Vreeland in his studio, 1906.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hays: writer; Johnstown, N.Y. Friend of Paul Bransom.


Donated 1985 by Helen I. Hays.

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How to Cite This Collection

Helen Ireland Hays papers concerning Paul Bransom, 1903-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.