Carl Nelson papers, 1923-1989

Nelson, Carl Gustaf, b. 1898 d. 1988
Painter, Art teacher, Printmaker
Active in Boston, Mass.; Cranberry Isles, Me.

Collection size: 1.7 linear feet

Collection Summary: Letters received, 1928-1984; visitors' registers, 1975, 1982; price list for 1975 retrospective; 27 pages of pen and ink sketches and 8 loose sketches; 3 sketchbooks; Christmas cards by Nelson; photographs of Nelson, his home, his studio and his work; 2 scrapbooks of exhibition notices; notes and writings; miscellaneous certificates; exhibition catalogs; announcements; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, printmaker, instructor; Boston, Mass., Cranberry Isles, Me. Born in Horby, Skane, Sweden, Jan. 5, 1898; he died Aug. 6, 1988 in Elmhurst, Ill.

Donated 1989 and 1993 by Elaine Madsen, niece of Carl Nelson. Additional papers are expected.

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