Edward Hicks selected papers in the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hickedsp
Creators:
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849
Dates:
1818-1851
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
55 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
37 letters, including 14 from Edward Hicks, and 18 letters between Isaac Hicks and John Comley, mainly regarding religious matters; a 285 pp. autobiography covering Hick's early life and apprenticeships, and 3 pages of an undated memoir and miscellaneous biographical material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Primitive artist Edward Hicks was deeply religious, he later became an active Quaker preacher.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4151 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at Swarthmore College, and the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Reproduction Note
Some letters are photocopies and typescripts, owners of originals are identified.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in:The Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of originals noted on microfilm.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers have been assembled from several collections at Swarthmore. Call numbers are listed on the microfilm. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Philadelphia project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folk art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Christian art and symbolism -- Pennsylvania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Self-taught artists -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clergy -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Comley, John, 1773-1850 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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