H. Lyman Sayen papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sayeh
Creators:
Sayen, H. Lyman (Henry Lyman), 1875-1918
Dates:
1895-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters to Sayen; exhibition catalogs; printed material; annotated scrapbooks complied by Sayen's daughter, Ann, containing letters, photographs, clippings and material about Sayen's scientific achievements and his lunettes for the U.S. Capitol completed in 1905; a typescript of a talk, "The United States and Modern Art," given by Sayen at the Philadelphia Sketch Club; typescript of an unpublished autobiography, "Blossoms of Liberty," by Jeannette Hope Sayen, Sayen's wife; a diary kept by Harvey Thomas Sayen, Sayen's brother; and photographs of Sayen's paintings, pottery, and commercial illustrations.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mural painter, illustrator; Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
Reproduction Note
Much of the printed material and many of the letters are photocopies.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transfer from the National Museum of American Art, 1986.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sayen, Harvey Thomas Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sayen, Ann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sayen, Jeanette Hope Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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