W. H. Willson scrapbooks, 1945-1981

Willson, W. H.
Collector
Active in Canada

Collection size: 2 v. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two scrapbooks containing printed material, clippings, letters, reproductions, memorabilia, and photgraphs relating to the career of illustrator and painter, Cecil Calvert Beall. Much of the material concerns Beall's painting, "Surrender of Japan Aboard the U.S.S. Missouri," 1945.

Biographical/Historical Note: Collector of C.C. Beall's paintings; British Columbia, Canada. Beall was a born in Saratoga, Wyoming and died in Tampa, Florida. He grew up in New Jersey.

Lent for microfilming 1981 by W. H. Willson.

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