The papers include letters, many illustrated, from Bransom to the Hays family, including brochures for Teton Artists Associated and postcards announcing activities of the Dutch Treat Club, 1932-1977; an illustrated Christmas letter from the Walt Kuhn family, 1932; 4 undated drawings by Bransom and one by Charles Sarka, 1903; a list of books illustrated by Bransom; exhibition announcements, 1972-1979; a postcard designed by Bransom, 1908; a Kit Kat Club program, 1909; a calendar designed by Dorothy Lathrop, 1972; photographs of Bransom, 1927-1970; and a photograph of Francis Vreeland in his studio, 1906.
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This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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Helen Ireland Hays papers concerning Paul Bransom, 1903-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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