The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history of our area.
Here are some suggestions to help you explain why Sam Doyle deserves to be nominated to the SC Hall of Fame.
Doyle, Sam, 1906 – 1985
Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina.
These resources are available through the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library. Please visit your local Beaufort County Library branch or the Beaufort District Collection to view or borrow these materials. Please note that materials available only through the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) are not available for checkout. Normal visiting hours are Monday – Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM; the BDC is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Materials may be found at the following Beaufort County Library locations:
Beaufort District Collection (BDC) Beaufort Branch Library (BEA) Bluffton Branch Library (BLU) Hilton Head Island Branch Library (HHI) Lobeco Branch Library (LOB) St. Helena Branch Library (STH)
Web based resources:
“The Art of Sam Doyle,” http://northbysouth.kenyon.edu/1998/art/pages/galdoyle.htm
“Biography of Sam Doyle,” http://www.askart.com/askart/d/sam_doyle/sam_doyle.aspx
“Sam Doyle, 1906 – 1985,” http://www.antonart.com/bio-doyl.htm
“Local Heroes: Paintings and Sculptures by Sam Doyle,” http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/2aa/2aa16.htm
“Sam `Uncle Sam’ Doyle—Nationwide Outdoor Art Gallery (aka Wallice Plantation Gallery 1906-1985,” http://detour.webdatabases.net/artist_detail.html?ArtistID=10935&ArtID=10935
“Sam Doyle,” http://www.justfolk.com/sam_detail.html
*“Foundation for Self-Taught Artists, Sam Doyle,” http://www.foundationstaart.org/artist_single.aspx?artist=49
“Personal Recollections: Collecting Folk Art in Virginia by Emmanuelle Delmas- Glass,” http://www.folkart.org/mag/delmas/delmas.html
“Ancestry & Innovation African American Art from the American Folk Art Museum, September 2005,” http://www.thebrooklynrail.org/arts/sept05/ancestry.html
“Artist Spotlight: Sam Doyle (American, 1906 – 1985), Gibbes Museum blog, http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/gibbes_blog/?p=2220
Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items:
Doyle, Sam (Artist)[BDC Vertical File]704 SAMSam Doyleby DeAk, Edit 1989 (BDC, HHI)
Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library:
917.5799 PALPalmetto places [DVD] : St. Helena Islandby SC Dept. of Parkes, Recreation and Tourism, [2006?] (ALL) A visit to St. Helena includes the Chapel of Ease, The Penn School, the Hallelujah Singers, the Red Piano II Art Gallery (& Jonathan Green and Sam Doyle), the Gullah House Restaurant & Cooking School (how to make oyster stew with Sherry & Mark McRae), and a netmaker named Frank Brown.