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Truman Seymour papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 993

Scope and Contents

The papers consist chiefly of six sketchbooks of drawings and watercolors of Italian scenes and copies of old masters made by Truman Seymour after his retirement to Italy in 1876. Also included are two notebooks from 1885.

Dates

  • 1859-1885

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Irene Weir in 1935.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0993

Overview

The papers consist chiefly of six sketchbooks of drawings and watercolors of Italian scenes and copies of old masters made by Truman Seymour after his retirement to Italy in 1876. Also included are two notebooks from 1885.

Biographical / Historical

Truman Seymour: instructor in drawing at West Point, brevent Major General in Civil War, amateur artist.
Title
Guide to the Truman Seymour Papers
Author
compiled by Bruce P. Stark
Date
November 1982
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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