The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence between Edward Weston and Charis Wilson and publishing companies regarding requests to publish photographs and articles; a photograph of Charis Wilson by William Holgers; a typescript of Wilson's "Journal of Guggenheim Year 1937-1938" describing the Westons' Guggenheim sponsored tour photographing California. The journal is dated from March 22, 1937, when the Westons received notification of the Guggenheim Fellowship award, to April 24, 1939, and provides very detailed descriptions of their activities during that time.
Charis Wilson papers, 1937-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2776 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Journal Original in Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif. The Huntington also owns the copyright.
Correspondence and photographs: Originals returned to Charis Wilson after microfilming.
Journal: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from: Curator of Manuscripts, Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, Calfornia 91108
Charis Wilson (1914-2009) was a writer in Aptos, Calif. Wilson married photographer Edward Weston.
Lent for microfilming 1983 by Wilson.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001