Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Biographical data; letters and postcards received; copies of letters sent; Wilt's pilot flight record and log book; an illustrated manuscript of a children's book ALI BALI AND ALI DALI; a manuscript of a book, ART AND MOON MYTHS; typescripts and drafts of writings on art, including "The Painting Process" and "Instant Imagery"; lists of his exhibitions, publications, and works of art; cancelled checks and income tax statements; exhibition catalogs and announcements; magazine and newspaper clippings; a yearbook of class 43-A, Shaw Field, S. Car., containing art work by Wilt; a photograph of Wilt; and miscellaneous printed material.
Richard Wilt papers, 1938-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter, educator; Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Donated 1982 by Ellen Wilt, Richard Wilt's widow.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001