John Henry Bradley Storrs papers 1837-1996, bulk 1900-1956

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John Henry Bradley Storrs papers 1837-1996, bulk 1900-1956

The papers of sculptor, painter, and printmaker John Henry Bradley Storrs measure 19.5 linear feet and date from 1837 to 1996, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1900 to 1956. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, forty-eight diaries of John Storrs, a few diaries of other family members, additional writings, printed material, photographs of Storrs and his family and friends, artwork, and scrapbooks. Correspondence includes that of John Storrs, Marguerite Storrs, and the Storrs family.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6630741

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