Cady Wells papers, 1913-1968

Wells, Cady, b. 1904 d. 1954
Active in Santa Fe, N.M.

Collection size: 3.4 linear ft. (on 7 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Personal correspondence; diaries; business papers; personal documents; exhibition catalogs; clippings and a clipping scrapbook; photographs; watercolors; sketches and sketchbooks; printed material and notes and correspondence dealing with Wells' estate [REEL 1329 is exculsively photographs].

Correspondents include Merle Armitage, Craig Barton, Elizabeth Boyd, Myron Brinig, Andrew Dasburg, Martha Graham, Erick Hawkins, Una Jeffers, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Georgia O'Keeffe, Anne Parrish, Olive Rush, Alfred Stieglitz, Edith Warner, Mason Wells, and Edward Weston.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Santa Fe, N.M.

Donated 1975 by Mason B. Wells, Cady Wells' brother.

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