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Correspondence between Swift and Phil Sawyers, Chase B. Osborn, Sadakichi Hartmann, and others; 20 small notebooks containing copies of letters, observations and philosophic thoughts on many subjects, accounts of Swift's dreams, poems, clippings, 2 sketches, quotes and poems of others; typescripts of notebooks intended for publication; exhibition catalogs; articles; clippings; and photographs.
Ivan Swift papers, 1910-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 919-920 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, poet; Michigan.
Donated 1973 by Dorothy S. Williams, whose aunt was executrix of Swift's estate.
Lives of American Artists
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