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Samuel Wagstaff papers, 1796-1987 (bulk 1952-1986)

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Wagstaff (Samuel) Papers
Series III. Personal papers, 1796-1986 4.7 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
This series contains family photographs including pictures of Sam Wagstaff at various ages, Judy Wagstaff (Sam's sister), Olga Piorkowska (Sam's mother), Samuel Wagstaff Sr. (Sam's father) and Donald Newhall (Sam's stepfather). Also included are photographs of other identified and unidentified family members. Series III contains financial documents including estate papers, tax papers and property ownership papers. Wagstaff's personal papers such as medical papers, astrological papers and identification documents are also included.
Arrangement
Organized by photographs and papers. Photographs are arranged by individual or family name with unidentified photographs at the end. Papers are arranged between correspondence and document types.
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78-80, 121 Family photographs, 1881-1985 181 items
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78, 111*, 121 Samuel Wagstaff, circa 1921-1981 70 items
Includes photographs of Sam Wagstaff possibly at Yale and possibly with naval command.
box folder
78 1-5 Black-and-white photographs
box folder
121 1 Other photographic formats
box folder
111* 1 Oversize
box folder
78 6 Judy Wagstaff, 1936, undated 4 items
78 7-9 Piorkowska family, 1933, undated 10 items
Includes photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Emil Piorkowska and Olga Piorkowska.
78 10-18 Other Wagstaff family, 1881-1916, undated 56 items
Includes photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Wagstaff, Samuel Wagstaff Sr., Mary Wagstaff and Henry Gribble.
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79, 121 Donald Newhall family, 1917-1959 81 items
Newhall was an artist and Wagstaff's step father.
box folder
79 1-5 Black-and-white photographs
box folder
121 2 Other photographic formats
box folder
79 6-7 Unidentified and assorted photographs 1906-1985, undated 101 items
Includes photographs probably of unidentified family members.
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79-84 Family papers, 1796-1986 381 items
Includes original art and sketchbook by Donald V. Newhall. Also includes family correspondence, genealogical records and estate papers.
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79 8 Donald Newhall papers 1927-1958 11 items
79 9-10 Original art by Donald Newhall, undated 58 items
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80 1 Olga Newhall correspondence, 1970-1972 11 items
80 2-2b Sam Wagstaff personal documents, 1954-1976 86 items
Includes social security card and copy of Wagstaff birth certificate, medical papers and astrological papers.
80 3-7 Family financial and estate documents, 1965-1979 337 items
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81 Wagstaff property documents, 1973-1986 393 items
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82-83 Wagstaff financial documents, 1952-1985 675 items
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82 Tax documents and other financial papers 1952-1984 232 items
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83 [SEALED] Papers related to Getty sale, 1973-1985 443 items
Documents related to the J. Paul Getty Museum's acquisition of the Wagstaff photography collection are SEALED until 2019.
Assorted family papers, 1796-1961, undated 54 items
box folder
84 1 1796-1834 7 items
84 2 1842-1897 15 items
84 3 1909-1961 14 items
84 4 Undated 18 items


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