United StatesDepartment of the Interior,Bureau of Reclamation
Truro Center for Arts
Wellfeet Art Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
11.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The papers of painter, illustrator, and educator Ethel Edwards (1914-1999) measure 11.2 linear feet and date from circa 1929 to 1999. The papers are comprised of biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, business records for the Wellfeet Art Gallery that she operated with her husband Xavier Gonzalez along with records for Edwards' personal business activities, printed materials, three scrapbooks, photographic materials, artwork, and 32 sketchbooks.
Ethel Edwards papers, circa 1929-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the papers of Ethel Edwards' husband, Xavier Gonzalez.
Ethel Edwards (1914-1999) was a painter, illustrator, and educator active in New Orleans, Louisiana, New York City, Provincetown, Rhode Island, and Wellfleet, Massachusetts.
The collection was donated in 1999 by the estate of Ethel Edwards Gonzalez.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001