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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
Format image/png
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 073
Description Career, Rommce, md Fmnily a diet of food. He soon took hold and thrived again. Her sick- ness was very severe but her father's and her uncle's experience with that disease was of great benefit to her, and her recovery was very rapid after the regular run of the illness. She took no food whatever for twenty-one days. We moved her to Provo to be under the care of her family. Dr. F. W. Taylor, our brother- in-law rendered great service to us at that time, and many others. I regret that I have not been able to reciprocate, and I hope that I may have the opportunity yet. The dreaded fear that I lived under at this time was sicken- ing. But when the return to health was assured, life was a pleasure again. After that there was nothing to disturb us till her last illness came. The typhoid came to her through the worry of the increasing of the needs of the family. We had from the first made our income cover all expenses and pay a little on what we owed. We divided the income like this: so much for housekeeping, clothing, fuel, taxes, insurance, interest and principal on the property. That one item, interest, was what pushed us to the wall. As our family increased and their wants became greater, we extended our efforts. My teaching took half of each day. I took private pupils."" We bought the farm and worked it.`" We figured that the income from the farm balanced the outlay, and the profits would be the increase valuation. For years we were so tied by the increased responsibilities that we were losing the best things of life, yet we could see no remedy. It had always been my dream that an art appreciation could be developed here that would have a real live interest, but it seemed to be diminishing very rapidly. For years when I entered my studio I felt as though it were a place of the dead. Then I took to the farm work and in that I created many experimental 60 "The new studio (1905-20 was] a separate building from our house at 666 East 17th South in Salt Lake City." Harwood, Ayt of Jnmes T. Harwood, 4, no. 38. 70 The farm in Holladay, Utah. 73
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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 327553
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj/327553