Archives of American Art

Hiram Samuel Gutsell papers

Collection ID:
Gutsell, Hiram Samuel, 1855?-1927
Physical Description:
20 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two family trees; two condolence letters from Frederick S. Sommers and William A. Hammond, Dean of Cornell University, 1927; a letter to Dean Smalley from Gutsell's widow Ida containing a Syracuse University alumni questionnaire, 1928; obituaries; printed material, 1884-1928; and a photograph of Gutsell and of a portrait relief sculpture of him.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art instructor; Ithaca, N. Y. Graduate of Syracuse University. He married painter Ida Squier in 1886 and became an instructor of industrial arts in Sibley College, Cornell University in 1888. When that department was transferred to the College of Architecture, he joined the architecture faculty as instructor of drawing and modeling. Gutsell illustrated several books by Dean Liberty Hyde Bailey of the College of Agriculture and designed several memorial tablets, most notably those of Prof. Ralph S. Tarr and Ezra Cornell. Gutsell retired in 1922 and produced some etchings.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5028 (fr. 459-494) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
All but photos and a few printed items are: photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in possession of the donor, Mirian S. Sweeney.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Mirian Sweeney, Gutsell's granddaughter. Photocopies were discarded after microfilming.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- Ithaca Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gutsell, Ida Squier, 1885-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cornell University -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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