1 Reel (ca. 125 items (on partial microfilm reel))
California -- description and travel
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence between Edward Weston and Charis Wilson and publishing companies regarding requests to publish photographs and articles; a photograph of Charis Wilson by William Holgers; a typescript of Wilson's "Journal of Guggenheim Year 1937-1938" describing the Westons' Guggenheim sponsored tour photographing California. The journal is dated from March 22, 1937, when the Westons received notification of the Guggenheim Fellowship award, to April 24, 1939, and provides very detailed descriptions of their activities during that time.
Biographical / Historical:
Charis Wilson (1914-2009) was a writer in Aptos, Calif. Wilson married photographer Edward Weston.
Lent for microfilming 1983 by Wilson.
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