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Biographical material, including resumes, membership cards, and an award certificate; correspondence, including letters to her teacher, (Charlotte) Lilla Yale; writings, 1960 and 1976, including a manuscript "My Memories of Lilla Yale", 1976; a scrapbook of clippings and loose clippings; exhibition annoncements and catalogs; three books, MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH BRAZIL, 1970, EUROPE WITH PEN AND BRUSH: RIO REVISITED, 1975, and PARTING WORDS FROM ETHEL, 1982; photographs and an annotated photo album; and printed materials.
Ethel Paxson papers, 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3832 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, sculptor, illustrator, block printer, writer, and teacher; Essex, Conn. Also known by Ethel Paxson DuClos, but rarely used this name professionally.
The donor, Chester DuClos, is the widower of Ethel Paxson.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001