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Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley, 1961-1996

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Rihoko Ueno
Scope and Contents
The Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1917 and 1961 to 1996. Webster was an art dealer and artist in Cambria, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico who befriended Hammersley. The papers include letters and holiday cards, exhibition catalogs, printed material, and photographs.
All of the letters in this collection are written by Frederick Hammersley to Tamara Webster whom he affectionately refers to as "Tommy." There are several letters regarding sales of artwork and Christmas cards.
Printed material includes exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings.
Photographs are of Hammersley and his Albuquerque studio, his artwork, his exhibitions, and his cats.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2015 via Karen Kile, the director of the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.
Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also has the Frederick Hammersley papers, 1897-2008.
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Rihoko Ueno in 2015.