The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
6 letters to Swift's family written while he was in France; recollections of Swift, written by his cousin, Robert W. Swift; 8 short stories; a book of poems by C. N. Swift; a sketchbook and loose sketches; 66 photographs of Swift's works, himself, and his studio; and miscellaneous items.
Clement N. Swift papers, 1872-1947. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 142 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Painter; New York, N.Y.
Lent 1971 by Sylvia H. Knowles, Swift's neice.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001