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Title A Basket of Chips: An Autobiography
Creator Harwood, James Taylor, 1860-1940
Subject Artists; Painters; Artists' writings
Subject Local Harwood, James Taylor, 1860-1940; Artists--Utah--Biography; Harwood, Harriett Richards, (1870-1922)
Description These memoirs of Utah artist and teacher James T. Harwood cover a wide range of subjects including farming, gardening, bird watching and cooking. But, primarily, "A Basket of Chips" is about his early love, Harriett Richards, and their life together.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Contributors Olpin, Robert S.; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, S. Lyman
Date 1985
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 12
Coverage 1860-1940
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 14.5 cm x 22.75 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Technician Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number N 6537 H364 A2 1985
ARK ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj
Topic Artists; Painters; First person narrative
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 327930
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj

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Title Basket of Chips, page 031
Description Career, Romance, and Family time I was there. We had about half finished when the doctor, her father, pushed back his plate and arose from the table. I proceeded to do likewise but was invited to remain where I was. I learned later that he always finished long before the others as he chewed on both sides at once. I was invited to go to the canyon to spend the last week before starting on my traveF' On that trip I completely lost my heart. As well as her mental qualities, I saw what a thorough housekeeper she gave promise to become should she be a "poor man's wife. " Soon before my departure we went on a climb. A younger sister started to go with us, but her mother called her back; I was thankful. It was one of those days of which there are only a few in life, beauty everywhere. We sat on a granite boulder which was like a grey jewel. And then my arm crept around her, and my lips met hers, and all was understood. We kissed only this once. And the God of Creation recorded it. The morning I returned to the city, she and I rode horseback a few miles, and on the way I returned a ring she had let me his wife, was the second daughter of Heber John and Mary Johnson Richards, who raised five girls to maturity - Aimie, Harriet, Jennetta, Rhoda, and Blanche in order of age. The children of James and Sarah Jane Harwood (J. T. Har- wood's parents) were J. T. (born 8 April lsbo), Mary Jane (born 24 January 1862), Samuel (born 24 March 1864, but lived only two weeks), Ann (born 14 April 1865), Rose (born 15 September 1867), Lilley May (born 15 May 1869), Flora (born 3 October 1872) twin boys (25 September 1875, one child born dead, the other died at six months), Valentine (born 14 April 1877), Fred (born 1 February 1880), and Maude (born 10 May 1882). Harwood, "Auto- biography," 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 33. 10 After a "time of teaching he felt a great desire for further development in his art," and Harwood went to study in Paris first at the Ecole des Benux-Arts, and before the end of the year ( 1889), the Acndemie /z&m. In 1888 Harwood passed the examination that allowed him acceptance as a student in the Beaux Arts. He placed twenty-ninth of the hundred students accepted. Hnwood Art Exhibition, 4; James L. Haseltine, 100 Yenrs of Utnh Pniztiq, Selected Wads from the 1840s to the 1940s (Salt Lake City: Salt Lake Art Center, 1965), 41- 42; Harwood, "National Cyclopedia," 2; Horne, Devotees, 53; Heaton, Piolzeeu of Utnh Art, 74; Thomas A. Leek, "James T. Harwood," 1, unpublished report, 197Os, in author's possession; Olpin, Dictioany, 116; and Alice Merrill Horne, "Harwood - the Strenuous Utah Artist," The Young Womm~~s Jouwnl, 21 (1910):121. 31
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Source A Basket of Chips: An Autobiography
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327511
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj/327511