Business records for the Wellfleet Art Gallery include inventories and price lists of Edwards' and other artists' artwork, a guest book, and a drawing of the gallery grounds. Personal business records include files concerning about commissioned paintings for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, donations of Edwards' and Gonzalez's artwork, funding applications to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial and the Louis Comfort Tiffany foundations, inventories of Edwards' work at other galleries, and sales records. Additionally, there are scattered files for Edwards' exhibitions at the Architectural League of New York's Chair Fair, Chase Manhattan Bank, Grand Central Art Galleries, Norman Kramer Gallery, and St. Peter's College in New Jersey.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The Ethel Edwards papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
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