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Paul Brooks Willis papers, 1930-1978

Creator:
Willis, Paul Brooks, 1903-1981
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 microfilm reel.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters and postcards from Willis in Paris to his family and letters from Home savings and Loan Association of Los Angeles, Calif. and the Santa Monica Public library; exhibition catalogs, announcements, invitations and clippings; a guestbook from an open house honoring Willis; 2 scrapbooks containing clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, postcards and newspaper clippings about his experiences as an ambulance driver on the western front during World War II; lists of art work, gallery receipts and consignment sheets; a sketchbook of watercolors; a photograph album of his art work and photographs of Willis, his family, friends, and art work.
Citation:
Paul Brooks Willis papers, 1930-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3340 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; AAA's Washington, D.C. office; and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Helen Willis, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter; Santa Fe, New Mexico. Born in Farmington, New Mexico. Taught art at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, 1941-1942, and was the director of of the Field School of the University of New Mexico at Taos, 1941-1942.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1984, by Helen Willis, Paul's widow, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Painting, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10579
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214055
AAA_collcode_willpaul
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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