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Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969

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Creator:
Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977
Subject:
Van Vechten, Carl
Federal Art Project (U.S.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. b. Apr. 30, 1899, Mayfield, Ky.
Provenance:
Donated 1970 by Wilson.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American artists
Exhibition catalogs
Federal aid to the arts
Painters
Painting, American
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8673
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210853
AAA_collcode_wilselli
Theme:
African American
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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