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Creator:
Clark, Eliot Candee, 1883-1980  Search this
Subject:
Clark, Margaret W. Fowler  Search this
Clark, Walter  Search this
Sparks, Leon  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Travel diaries
Diaries
Sketches
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6.14 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 9 series Series 1: Biographical Material, 1839-1980 (5 folders; Box 1, OV7) Series 2: Correspondence, 1874-1984 (1 linear foot; Box 1-2) Series 3: Diaries and Notebooks, circa 1900-1977 (0.8 linear feet; Box 2) Series 4: Writings and Notes, circa 1940-1978 (1.6 linear feet; Box 2-4) Series 5: Personal Business Records, 1917-1983 (0.2 linear feet: Box 4) Series 6: Printed Material, 1878-1975 (1.0 linear feet; Box 4-5) Series 7: Photographs, 1880s-1980 (0.5 linear feet; Box 5-6, OV7, MGP2) Series 8: Sketchbooks, 1916-1940s (0.5 linear feet; Box 6) Series 9: Artwork and Artifacts, circa 1900-circa 1940s (0.5 linear feet; Box 6, OV7)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of Virginia painter Eliot Candee Clark measure 6.14 linear feet and date from 1839 to 1984. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, 21 diaries and notebooks, writings and notes, personal business records, photographs, 9 sketchbooks, and artwork and artifacts. Many of the materials relate to Clark's travels in Europe, India, and throughout the United States.
Citation:
Eliot Candee Clark papers, 1839-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of this collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reel 2027 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund. Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
Use Note:
The Eliot Candee Clark 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.
Related Materials:
The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries also holds Eliot Candee Clark papers.
Biography Note:
Eliot Candee Clark (1883-1980) was a landscape painter, writer, and art historian who worked primarily in Virginia.
Language Note:
The collection is in English.
Provenance:
The Eliot Candee Clark papers were donated by his widow Margaret Fowler Clark between 1980 and 1984.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painting, American -- Virginia  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6711
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208836
AAA_collcode_clarelio
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208836