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Edward Hicks selected papers in the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, 1818-1851

Creator:
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849
Subject:
Comley, John
Hicks, Isaac
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
55 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
37 letters, including 14 from Edward Hicks, and 18 letters between Isaac Hicks and John Comley, mainly regarding religious matters; a 285 pp. autobiography covering Hick's early life and apprenticeships, and 3 pages of an undated memoir and miscellaneous biographical material.
Citation:
Edward Hicks selected papers in the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, 1818-1851. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4151 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at Swarthmore College, and the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Location of Originals:
Originals in:The Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
Location of originals noted on microfilm.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Primitive artist Edward Hicks was deeply religious, he later became an active Quaker preacher.
Provenance:
The papers have been assembled from several collections at Swarthmore. Call numbers are listed on the microfilm. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Philadelphia project.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Christian art and symbolism
Clergy
Folk art
Painters
Self-taught artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9721
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212005
AAA_collcode_hickedsp
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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