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Guide to the William Sawitzky Research Notes
1926-1975
 MS 0540

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sawitzky, William, 1879 or 1880-1947
Title: William Sawitzky research notes
Dates [inclusive]: 1926-1975
Abstract: This collection consists of the research notes, manuscripts, typescripts, photostats, photographs, lectures, correspondence, and graphic materials of art historian William Sawitzky (1879-1947). Most of the material dates from l930-1947, and documents Sawitzky's extensive research on early American art and artists, including Ralph Earl, Matthew Pratt, and Gilbert Stuart. Later material is the work of his wife, Susan Clay Sawitzky (1897-1981).
Quantity: 70 Linear feet in 143 boxes
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 0540