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Nathaniel Sawyer family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1460
Overview This collection includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other legal and personal papers from the Nathaniel Sawyer family, a prominent Topeka, Kansas-based family of the late 19th and 20th centuries. Materials are both originals and photocopies, including copies of materials related to Harlem Renaissance artist Aaron Douglas, husband to Alta Sawyer. Most of the collection pertains to Daniel Smith Sawyer II, his children (especially Constance Sawyer), and Aaron Douglas...
Dates: circa 1880-2012 (bulk 1950s-1990s)

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: African American families -- Kansas X
  • Subject: Blacks in missionary work -- Africa X