Hiram Williams papers, 1955-1965

Williams, Hiram, b. 1917 d. 2003
Painter, Art teacher
Active in Gainesville, Fla.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on one reel)

Collection Summary: 13 photographs, including one of Williams by Jerry Uelsmann, 1961, some of Williams painting and some of his works of art; lecture notes, completed lectures, and sketches used by Williams in college classes on drawing and art education; drafts of published and unpublished articles on drawing, the intention of modern art, and the state of art in Florida; an apparently unpublished autobiographical sketch; clippings; exhibiton catalogs; and critical articles. Not included on the microfilm are ca. 300 negatives and prints of works of art by other artists.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Gainesville, Fla. Full name Hiram Draper Williams; b. 1917; professor of art at University of Florida, Gainesville; d. 2003

Donated 1965 by Williams.

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