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The papers of Virginia painter Eliot Candee Clark measure 6.1 linear feet and date from 1839 to 1984. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, 21 diaries and notebooks, writings and notes, personal business records, photographs, 9 sketchbooks, and artwork and artifacts. Many of the materials relate to Clark's travels in Europe, India, and throughout the United States.
Eliot Candee Clark papers, 1839-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Portions of the papers were microfilmed onto reel 2027 shortly upon receipt. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the papers on microfilm does not match the arrangement of the papers after processing, and the film is incomplete.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries also holds Eliot Candee Clark papers.
Eliot Candee Clark (1883-1980) was a landscape painter, writer, and art historian who worked primarily in Virginia. Walter Clark born 1848 was Eliot Clark's father.
The Eliot Candee Clark papers were donated by his widow Margaret Fowler Clark between 1980 and 1984.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001