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Herbert Waide Hemphill papers, 1776-1998, bulk bulk 1876-1998

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1901-1998
(Boxes 1-5, 27- 28, OV 31; 4.0 linear feet)

Correspondence primarily consists of letters received from miscellaneous museums and art institutions including the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, the Folk Art Society of America, the Museum of International Folk Art, and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American Art, and from Hemphill's friends and colleagues including Varick A. Crittenden, Michael D. Hall, A. Everette James, Daniel C. Prince, Neal A. Prince, and artists Rev. Maceptaw Bogun, Mary Borkowski, Tim Fowler, Joseph Victor Gatto, S. L. Jones, Gustav Klumpp, Roy Little, George Lopez, Kevin Orth, and Malcah Zeldis. There are also scattered letters from artists Miles Burkholder Carpenter, John W. Fancher, Rev. Howard Finster, William Hawkins, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Mr. Imagination, Mattie Lou O'Kelley, Clayton Patterson, St. EOM, and Mose Tolliver. One letter from Stephanie and John Smither is etched on a bone.
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Correspondents With Unknown Surnames, undated
(10 folders; Oversized material housed in OV 31)
1
13-22
Correspondents With Surnames "A"- "B,", undated
1
23
Correspondents With Surnames "C,", undated
1
24
Correspondents With Surnames "D,", undated
1
25
Correspondents With Surnames "E"-"F,", undated
1
26
Correspondents With Surnames "G,", undated
1
27
Correspondents With Surnames "H,", undated
1
28
Letters Written by Herbert W. Hemphill, undated
1
29
Correspondents With Surnames "I"-"J,", undated
1
30
Correspondents With Surnames "K,", undated
1
31
Correspondents With Surnames "L,", undated
1
32
Correspondents With Surnames "M,", undated
1
33
Correspondents With Surnames "N"-"O,", undated
1
34
Correspondents With Surnames "P,", undated
1
35
Letters Written by Neal Prince, undated
1
36
Correspondents With Surnames "R,", undated
1
37
Correspondents With Surnames "S,", undated
1
38
Letters Written by St. EOM, undated
1
39
Correspondents With Surnames "T,", undated
1
40
Correspondents With Surnames "U"-"W,", undated
1
41
Correspondents With Surnames "Y"-"Z,", undated
1
42
Correspondence, 1901
(2 folders)
1
43-44
Correspondence, 1905-1907
1
45
Correspondence, 1908
1
46
Correspondence, 1909
1
47
Correspondence, 1910
1
48
Correspondence, 1911
1
49
Correspondence, 1912
1
50
Correspondence, 1913-1914
1
51
Correspondence, 1915-1919
1
52
Correspondence, 1920-1929
1
53
Correspondence, 1934-1949
1
54
Correspondence, 1950-1951
1
55
Correspondence, 1952
1
56
Correspondence, 1953-1954
1
57
Correspondence, 1955-1956
1
58
Correspondence, 1957-1958
1
59
Correspondence, 1959
(Oversized material housed in OV 31)
1
60
Correspondence, 1960-1961
2
1
Correspondence, 1962-1965
2
2
Correspondence, 1966
2
3
Correspondence, 1967-1969
2
4
Correspondence, 1970
2
5
Correspondence, 1971
2
6
Correspondence, 1972
(3 folders)
2
7-9
Correspondence, 1973
2
10
Correspondence, 1974
2
11
Correspondence, 1975
(7 folders; Oversized material housed in Box 28)
2
12-18
Correspondence, 1976
(4 folders)
2
19-22
Correspondence, 1977
(8 folders)
2
23-30
Correspondence, 1978
(13 folders)
2
31-43
Correspondence, 1979
(7 folders)
2
44-50
Correspondence, 1980
(7 folders)
2
51-57
Correspondence, 1981
(5 folders)
2
58-62
Correspondence, 1982
(3 folders)
2
63-65
Correspondence, 1983
(2 folders)
2
66-67
Correspondence, 1984
(4 folders)
2
68-71
Correspondence, 1985
(3 folders; Oversized material housed in Box 28)
2
72-74
Correspondence, 1986
(4 folders)
3
1-4
Correspondence, 1987
(4 folders)
3
5-8
Correspondence, 1988
(10 folders)
3
9-18
Correspondence, 1989
(5 folders)
3
19-23
Correspondence, 1990
(8 folders)
3
24-31
Correspondence, 1991
(15 folders)
3
32-46
Correspondence, 1992
(17 folders)
3
47-63
Correspondence, 1993
(8 folders; Oversized material housed in Box 27)
3
64-71
Correspondence, 1993
(10 folders)
4
1-10
Correspondence, 1994
(18 folders)
4
11-28
Correspondence, 1995
(29 folders)
4
29-57
Correspondence, 1996
(10 folders)
4
58-67
Correspondence, 1996
(12 folders)
5
1-12
Correspondence, 1997
(14 folders)
5
13-26
Correspondence, 1998
5
27
Letter from Stephanie and John Smither Etched onto a Bone, 1993
(from Box 3, Folder 69)
27
Thirty-eight Oversized Photographs of Exhibition Installation at Muzeum Etnograficzne w Krakowie, Poland, Enclosed in Letter, 1975
(from Box 2, Folder 12)
28
Invitation from Clayton Patterson, 1985
(from Box 2, Folder 74)
28
Oversized Letter from Isobel Written in Margin of Poster for "Caverne Sculptée XVIe Siècle, undated
(from Box 1 Folder 18)
OV 31
Oversized Christmas Greeting from Roy Little, 1959
(from Box 1, Folder 60)
OV 31

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