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Series I: Artworks, 1917-1945

Call Number: WA MSS S-150, Series I

Scope and Contents

The artworks, which are mainly gouache and watercolor, include pencil, crayon, and ink sketches. Where possible, titles for works have been transcribed. In cases where no caption was present, a description of the work has been supplied in brackets by the processing archivist or student assistant. Thirteen of the pieces in the collection contain art on the recto and verso of a single sheet, or are multiple works on a single sheet; titles are noted or supplied for both images. Rounded dimensions (h x w) for the unmatted art works are also provided. At the end of each description statement, a number indicates the sequence of the item in earlier finding aids.

A listing of the works, indexed by artist name, follows the box and folder listing.


  • 1917-1945


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.


Series I. Artworks is arranged into four sub-series according to the physical dimensions of the original art work: 15.25" x 11.75" Boxes, 17.5" x 11.75" Boxes, 20.5" x 17.5" Boxes, and a 22.75" x 28.75" Box. Within each box size, works are arranged alphabetically by artist name, with individual works of an artist listed chronologically. Thirty-five unattributed works are listed and housed at the end of each box size's alphabetical sequence.


7.6 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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