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Cady Wells papers, 1913-1968

Cady Wells papers, 1913-1968

Wells, Cady, 1904-1954



Collection Information

Size: 3.4 linear ft. (on 7 microfilm reels)

Summary: Personal correspondence; diaries; business papers; personal documents; exhibition catalogs; clippings and a clipping scrapbook; photographs; watercolors; sketches and sketchbooks; printed material and notes and correspondence dealing with Wells' estate [REEL 1329 is exculsively photographs].

Correspondents include Merle Armitage, Craig Barton, Elizabeth Boyd, Myron Brinig, Andrew Dasburg, Martha Graham, Erick Hawkins, Una Jeffers, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Georgia O'Keeffe, Anne Parrish, Olive Rush, Alfred Stieglitz, Edith Warner, Mason Wells, and Edward Weston.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Santa Fe, N.M.


Donated 1975 by Mason B. Wells, Cady Wells' brother.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1304-1309 and 1329 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Cady Wells papers, 1913-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.