Collection ID:
Sample, Paul, 1896-1974
Physical Description:
2.8 Linear feet
(partially filmed on 4 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence biographical materials, photographs, sketchbooks, printed materials, exhibition materials, watercolors, price lists, inventories, and writings.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence with galleries, other artists, and friends; writings, including speeches and short stories; price lists; inventories of Sample's works; exhibition files containing catalogs, announcements, press releases, and clippings; certificates of award; sketchbooks, sketches, and watercolors; personal photographs; and photographs of works of art.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1197: Two sketchbooks containing watercolor and pencil sketches of Iceland, undated.
Scope and Contents
REEL 333-335: Correspondence; exhibition catalogs; writings; biographical data; clippings; and photographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator; Norwich, Vermont. Full name is Paul Starrett Sample. Born Louisville, Ky.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 333-335, 1197 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 1197 and portions of 333-335: Originals returned to lenders, Paul and Sylvia Sample, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 1197 and portions of 333-335 lent for microfilming and donated 1971-1977 by Paul Sample. Remainder donated in 1974 by his widow, Sylvia Sample.

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
Drawing -- Vermont -- Norwich Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- Vermont -- Norwich Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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