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Eleanore Price Mather Hicks Research Papers on Edward Hicks

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-098

Scope and Contents

This collection contains chiefly papers concerning Eleanore Price Mather's book, lectures, and articles on the Quaker painter, Edward Hicks.

Dates

  • 1969-1984

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Eleanore Price Mather (1910-1985) was a Quaker writer and editor from Rose Valley, PA. She was the daughter of Walter Ferris and Felicia Thomas Price and attended Westtown School, Mt. Holyoke College, and the University of Delaware. She married Robert Worrell Mather, was a long-time editor of the Pendle Hill pamphlets, and a member of Providence Monthly Meeting.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Eleanore Price Mather (1910-1985) was a Quaker writer and editor from Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Walter Ferris and Felicia Thomas Price. She married Robert Worrell Mather and was a member of Providence Monthly Meeting. This collection contains primarily papers concerning Eleanore Price Mather's book, lectures, and articles on the Quaker painter, Edward Hicks.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series:
  1. Biographical and genealogical
  2. Edward Hicks, His Peaceable Kingdom and Other Paintings
  3. Other publications
  4. Lectures and seminars

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Robert Mather, 1987, husband of Eleanore Price Mather.

Related Materials

See also:
  1. William Webb Price Papers, RG 5/126

Separated Materials

The following material, originally part of the collection, has been removed and recatalogued:
  1. Mather, Eleanore Price. Edward Hicks, His Peaceable Kingdoms and Other Paintings (with Dorothy Miller). Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1983
  2. Ames, Kenneth L. Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition. Winterthur, Delaware: Winterthur Museum, 1977
  3. Anderson, Dennis R. Three Hundred Years of American Art in the Chrysler Museum. Norfolk, Virginia: Chrysler Museum at Norfolk, 1975
  4. Atkinson, D. Watson. The Friendly Invaders. Doylestown, Pennsylvania: Quixott Press, 1969
  5. Ayres, James. “Edward Hicks and His Sources” in The Magazine Antiques, Vol. CIX, No.2, February 1976
  6. Black, Mary. “Three Folk Artists and Their Description of Pennsylvania” in 1976 Antiques Show. Philadelphia: Hospital of the U. of Pa., 1976
  7. Boulding, Kenneth E. “Quakerism and the Arts” in Friends Journal, Nov. 1, 1983 (Periodical)
  8. Bye, Arthur Edwin. “Edward Hicks 1780-1849” in Bulletin of Friends Historical Association, Autumn 1943 (Periodical)
  9. Dillenberger, Jane and Joshua C. Taylor. The Hand and the Spirit: Religious Art in America, 1700-1900. Berkley: University Art Museum, 1972 (N6505.U6H2)
  10. Ford, Alice. Edward Hicks: Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1952 (BX7796+.H62F7)
  11. Ford, Alice. Edward Hicks 1780-1849 A Special Exhibition Devoted to His Life and Work. Williamsburg, Virginia: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, 1960 (BX7796.H62B62)
  12. Ford, Alice. “The Publication of Edward Hicks Memoirs” in Bulletin of Friends Historical Association, Vol. 50, No. 1, Spring 1961 (Periodical)
  13. Frost, Jerry. “As the Twig is Bent: Quaker Ideas of Childhood” in Quaker History, Autumn, 1971 (Periodical)
  14. Guttenberg, John P. Jr. “Edward Hicks: A Journey to the Peaceable Kingdom” in American Art and Antiques, Vol. 2, Issue 3, May / June 1979
  15. Haynes, George Emerson. Edward Hicks Friends Minister. Doylestown, Pennsylvania: Quixott Press, 1974 (BX7796.H62H2)
  16. Hicks, Edward. Memoirs of the Life and Religious Labors of Edward Hicks. Philadelphia: Merrihew & Thompson, Printers, 1851 (BX7796.H62A3)
  17. Hicks, Sarah W. et. al. “Newtown Before 1815” et. al. Newtown Friends Meeting Centennial, n.d
  18. Kallir, Jane. The Folk Art Tradition: Naive Painting in Europe and the United States. New York: The Viking Press, 1981 (NK925.K3)
  19. Lassiter, Barbara B. Reynolda House American Paintings. 1970
  20. McNair, Wesley. “Edward Hicks” in Animals, Vol. 107, No. 2, February 1974
  21. Palmer, Candida. “Cultural Impedimenta Old and New in Friends Relation to the Arts: Some Preliminary Reflections” in Quaker Religious Thought, Vol. 14, No. 3, Winter 1972-73 (Periodical)
  22. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Symbols of Peace: William Penn's Treaty With the Indians. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1976 (ND 237.W45P38 1976)
  23. Pullinger, Edna S. A Dream of Peace: Edward Hicks of Newtown. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., 1973 (BX7796.H62P97)
  24. Pullinger, Edna S. “Edward Hicks, Newtown Coach Painter, Among Friends” in The Bucks County Historical Society Journal, Vol. II, No.6, Fall 1979
  25. Pullinger, Edna and Richard C. “The House that Edward Hicks Built” in The Bucks County Historical Society Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, Spring 1978
  26. Pullinger, Edna S. Newtown's First Library Building. Newtown, Pennsylvania: Sowers Printing Company, 1976 (F159.N54P8)
  27. Pullinger, Edna S. “Panic and Panacea: Edward Hicks Deplores Overspeculation in the 1830's-And the Silkworm Mania the Followed” in George School Bulletin, March 1978 (Periodical)
  28. Ryan, Pat M., ed. “Mathias Hutchinson's Notes of a Journey” in Quaker History, Vols. 68 & 69, Nos. 1 & 2, Autumn 1979 and Spring 1980
  29. Tatham, David Frederic. “Edward Hicks, Elias Hicks and John Comley” in The American Art Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring 1981 (BX7796.H62T2)
  30. Tatham, David. “Edward Hicks at Trenton Falls” in The American Art Journal, Vol. XV, No. 4, Autumn 1983
  31. Tatham, David. “The Emergence of Edward Hicks” in Everson Museum of Art Carnegie Institute, February 1978
  32. Tolles, Frederick B. “The Primitive Painter as Poet” in Bulletin of Friends Historical Association, Vol. 50, No. 1, Spring 1961 (Periodical)
  33. Vlach, John Michael. “Quaker Tradition and the Paintings of Edward Hicks” in Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 94, No 372, Apr-Jn 1981 (BX7796.H6V5)
  34. ---. American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Masterpieces from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch. The American Federation of Arts, 1969
  35. ---. American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch (Part I). Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1954
  36. ---. The Animal Kingdom in American Art. Syracuse, N.Y.: Everson Museum of Art, 1978
  37. ---. Four American Primitives: Edward Hicks, John Kane, Anna Mary Robertson Moses, Horace Pippin. New York: aca Galleries, 1972 (ND236.A14)
  38. ---. Hicks, Kane, Pippin: 3 Self Taught Pennsylvania Artists. Pittsburgh: Museum of Art Carnegie Institute, 1966 (BX7796.H62A7)
  39. ---. Newtown 275 Anniversary Newtown. Pennsylvania, 1959
  40. ---. Pennsylvania Folk Art. Allentown, Pennsylvania: Allentown Art Museum, 1974
  41. ---. Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976
  42. ---. Upper Makefield Speaks...Bucks County Recollections An Oral History. Trevose, Pa.: Brook Trout Press, Inc., 1981 (BX7649.U69V1).
Title
An Inventory of the Eleanore Price Mather Hicks Research Papers, 1969-1984
Author
FHL staff
Date
1987
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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