Bellows Papers, 1899-1962 (Bulk: 1905-1929)
7 archives boxes, 1 records storage carton, 1 flat box, 1 half archives box (7 linear ft.)
Correspondence, manuscripts, legal documents, certificates, contracts, awards, medals, exhibition brochures, newspaper clippings, magazines, photographs, printed materials, and 3 scrapbooks relating to George Bellows and his family. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, this includes letters between George Bellows and Emma Story Bellows and others. The bulk of the manuscripts and printed materials relate to Bellow's work, and include speeches, articles, and biographies. There is also a large section of photographs both personal and of his paintings.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
In general, there is no restriction on access to the George Wesley Bellows Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes. No photocopies or other reproductions may be made of Bellows material without the written consent of Laurie Booth, Trustee, The Bellows Trust.
Requests for permission to publish should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections and to Laurie Booth, Trustee, The Bellows Trust. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
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