Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley, circa 1917-circa 1920s
This site provides access to the papers of Tamara Webster in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2022, and total 299 images.
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Rihoko Ueno and Stephanie Ashley
Scope and Contents
The Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1917-circa 1920s, and 1961 to 1996. Webster was a mixed-media artist who operated the Tamara Webster Gallery in Cambria, California, and a friend of Frederick Hammersley. The papers include letters and holiday cards all written by Hammersley to Webster, and some Hammersley exhibition catalogs and clippings Hammersley sent to Webster. Also found are photographs of Hammersley in his Albuquerque studio, and photos of his artwork, his exhibitions, and other subjects.
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.
The Archives of American Art also has the Frederick Hammersley papers, 1897-2008 and the Bardene Allen Papers, circa 1965-2009.
The collection was digitized in 2022 with funding provided by the Frederick Hammersley Foundation.
This collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Rihoko Ueno in 2015. The collection was prepared for digitization by Stephanie Ashley and digitized in 2022 with funding provided by the Frederick Hammersley Foundation.