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Paul Sample papers

Identifier: MS-458
The papers of Paul Sample contain correspondence, primarily with Herbert West, magazine clippings with Sample illustrations, programs, Christmas and New Years cards featuring sample paintings, programs, photographs of paintings and of Paul Sample, as well as sketchbooks. The papers focus on his work as an illustrator for magazine articles, advertisements, calendars and greeting cards.

Original artwork and some sketchbooks were transferred to the Hood Museum in 1983, 2000 and 2012.


  • 1931 - 1975


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


8.5 linear ft. (4 boxes)


Paul Sample (1896-1974), painter and illustrator. Dartmouth College Class of 1921. The collection consists of correspondence, programs, magazine clippings, photographs, greeting cards and sketchbooks, documenting his professional life.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA