Edgar Scudder Hamilton Papers
Collection Scope and Content Summary
The papers contain primarily personal correspondence from Edgar to his family, expressing the concerns, aspirations, and lifestyle of a struggling portrait artist. There are also some photographs of Hamilton and other family members, also photographs and photocopies of art works by Hamilton. Also there is a biographical sketch of Hamilton, excerpted from a family history, a San Antonio newspaper clipping, and one article concerning the Paris prize won by Hamilton. The papers were donated in 1982 by Hamilton's great-niece, Mrs. Warren W. [Evelyn] Moorman.
- Creation: 1815-1978
- Hamilton, Edgar Scudder (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
1.00 Linear feet
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Hamilton's great-niece, Mrs. Evelyn Moorman, in 1982.
- Guide to the Edgar Scudder Hamilton Papers
- Compiled by Lisa Pena
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