Please note, we are experiencing issues connecting to our Research Request System, Aeon. To request collection materials, please contact us through the Ask Us form

Margy Lee Elspass papers concerning Maxwell S. Simpson, 1964-1986

Elspass, Margy Lee, b. 1925
Painter
Active in N.J.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: 13 cards and letters (some illustrated) from Maxwell Stewart Simpson, 1969-1984; 6 letters from Simpson's niece, Mary Ellen Davison-Truman, 1979-1986, including one eulogy for Simpson; 5 journals with brief entries about Elspass's student-teacher relationship with Simpson, 1969-1983; typescript of an unpublished article about Simpson by Elspass; photographs of Simpson and his paintings; and printed material about Simpson. Also included is a photograph of Elspass and exhibition announcements regarding other artists.

Biographical/Historical Note: Elspass: painter, student of New Jersey painter Maxwell S. Simpson.

Donated 1990 by Margy Lee Elspass, who took private painting lessons from Maxwell Stewart Simpson.

How to Use this Collection

  • Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Make a Request

Reading Room Reproduction