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Biographical materials; correspondence, including letters to Sawyer from colleagues, friends and his daughter, Helen Sawyer Farnsworth, and letters to his wife Kathleen; writings by and about Sawyer; sketchbooks and sketches; address books; scrapbooks; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and photographs of Sawyer, his work, and his family.
Wells Sawyer papers, [ca. 1870-1995]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Wells Sawyer sketches and photographs also located at: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution and University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.
Wells Sawyer papers also located at: Library of Florida History, Gainesville, Fla.
Watercolorist; New York, N.Y.
Donated 1972-1993 by Helen Sawyer Farnsworth and in 1996 by Helen. Helen is Sawyer's daughter.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001