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Correspondence, photographs, including 3 of Wilson taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 & 1959, clippings, exhibition catalogs, and a scrapbook. Much of the material relates to the Federal Art Project of the WPA.
Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. b. Apr. 30, 1899, Mayfield, Ky.
Donated 1970 by Wilson.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001