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

Elspass, Margy Lee, b. 1925
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5 journals with brief entries about Elspass's student-teacher relationship with Simpson, 1969-1983; typescript of an unpublished article about Simpson by Elspass; photographs of Simpson and his paintings; and printed material about Simpson.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.

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