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Correspondence mostly relating to commissions, with the exception of a series of detailed letters (typescripts), 1917-1918, from Bradford to his family written from the European war front; diary, 1925-1929; photographs; scrapbooks; sketchbooks; drawings; notes; publications; and clippings.
Francis Scott Bradford papers, 1917-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Mural painter, painter, & teacher (Cornwall Bridge, Conn.). Born in Wisconsin, Bradford studied at the Univ. of Wisconsin, at N.A.D., and in Europe. Later, he taught at N.A.D. and was made an Associate.
Donated 1962-1966 by Mrs. Ralph Ingersoll, Bradford's widow.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001