George Henry Yewell Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of George Henry Yewell consist of four boxes of manuscripts and a map case drawer of large items.There are diaries and correspondence dating from 1847 to 1919, along with daguerreotypes and photographs. Yewell's sketches and sketchbooks include drawings of Egypt and England, copies of Old Masters, and landscapes of Iowa City and its surroundings. The palette that Yewell used when painting is also part of the collection, as are prints made by Virginia Myers from Yewell's plates.
Photographs: Box 2
Audio Material: Mini-cassette tape of the contents of some of the letters
- Yewell, George Henry (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Ms. Brody has kindlygiven her permission to reproduce and quote from her paper on Yewell.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
1.50 linear feet
Language of Materials
Artist. Correspondence, diaries, sketchbooks, and photographs.
Method of Acquisition
It is believed these papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Oscar Coast in 1923.
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