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Samuel Chamberlain

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Samuel Chamberlain, American etcher, author. Served as ambulance driver with French Army, 1917-1919; Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences; member American International Assurance (honorary), Photographic Society American (associate), National Academy (Academician 1945), Societe de la Gravure Originale en Noir (Paris), Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Chamberlain, Samuel was born on October 28, 1895 in Cresco, Iowa, United States. Son of George Ellsworth and Cora Lee (Summers) Chamberlain.

Education

Student of University Washington, 1913-1915, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1915-1916, 19-20, Royal College Art, London, 1926-1927, M. Edward Leon Paris, 1925. Master of Arts (honorary), Marlboro (Vermont), College, 1968.

Career

Architect, 1919-1925. Assistant professor architecture University of Michigan, 1925-1926. Director American Scene.

Represented in British Museum, Bibliotheque Nationale (Paris), Library of Congress, Boston Museum Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, New York Public Library, Boston Public Library.

Membership

Served as ambulance driver with French Army, 1917-1919. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member American International Assurance (honorary), Photographic Society American (associate), National Academy (Academician 1945), Societe de la Gravure Originale en Noir (Paris), Phi Delta Theta.

Connections

Married Narcissa Gellatly, April. Children: Narcisse, Stephanie.

father:
George Ellsworth Chamberlain

mother:
Cora Lee (Summers) Chamberlain

spouse:
Narcissa Gellatly

children:
Narcisse Chamberlain

Stephanie Chamberlain