Samuel Franklin Hershey papers

Collection ID:
Hershey, Samuel Franklin, 1904-1987
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; a scrapbook; photographs; writings; and a copy of an education abstract.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; writings, including poems and speeches; 2 clippings; a copy of an education abstract, 1965; and photographs of Hershey at work, and of his works of art.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3136: 8 letters; a scrapbook, 1929-1935, containing a photograph of Hershey, exhibition catalogs and annoucements, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Rockport, Massachusetts. Was an instructor of Design at Harvard University during the 1940s, an administrator at the Rhode Island School of Design during the 1950s and 1960s, and the Acting Chairman of the Department of Design in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley, during the 1970s.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3136 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Half of the correspondence consists of photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 3136: Originals returned to Samuel Hershey after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 3136 lent for microfilming 1984, and unmicrofilmed material donated 1984 all by Samuel F. Hershey.

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.

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