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Margy Lee Elspass papers concerning Maxwell S. Simpson, 1964-1986

Creator:
Elspass, Margy Lee, 1925-
Subject:
Simpson, Maxwell Stewart
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
13 cards and letters (some illustrated) from Maxwell Stewart Simpson, 1969-1984; 6 letters from Simpson's niece, Mary Ellen Davison-Truman, 1979-1986, including one eulogy for Simpson; 5 journals with brief entries about Elspass's student-teacher relationship with Simpson, 1969-1983; typescript of an unpublished article about Simpson by Elspass; photographs of Simpson and his paintings; and printed material about Simpson. Also included is a photograph of Elspass and exhibition announcements regarding other artists.
Citation:
Margy Lee Elspass papers concerning Maxwell S. Simpson, 1964-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Elspass: painter, student of New Jersey painter Maxwell S. Simpson.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Margy Lee Elspass, who took private painting lessons from Maxwell Stewart Simpson.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art students
Illustrated letters
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8196
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210367
AAA_collcode_elspmarg
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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