Helen Farr Sloan Philadelphia Inquirer notebooks. 1886-1896.


Sloan, Helen Farr, 1911-2005. Helen Farr Sloan Philadelphia Inquirer notebooks. 1886-1896.

Helen Farr Sloan Philadelphia Inquirer notebooks. 1886-1896.

The Helen Farr Sloan Philadelphia Inquirer notebooks consists of fourteen binders of Philadelphia-area news clippings broadly related to the subject of art. Materials date from 1886 to 1896, encompassing the early years of John Sloan's work in Philadelphia, and suggest that Mrs. Sloan supported this project to collect biographical and historical context for this period of her husband's career. The collection includes photocopies of art-related materials published in the following Philadelphia newspapers: The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Evening Call, The Evening Telegraph, The Evening Bulletin, North American, The Philadelphia Press, The Philadelphia Record, Public Ledger, and The Times. The bulk of the articles are from The Philadelphia Inquirer. The collection is organized in chronological order and is divided into three series.

5.3 linear feet (14 volumes in 5 record center boxes and 1 manuscript box)

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