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Edwin Walter Dickinson papers, 1909-1971

Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978



Collection Information

Size: 88 items (partially microfilmed on 5 reels)

Summary: Photographs; diaries, 1916-1961; a biographical account; and printed materials.

REELS D93-D96: Diaries, 1916-1961. 36 volumes.

REEL 1130: Photographs, 1909-1965 of Dickinson and others, including Bill [Vaclav] Vytlacil, Richard Parmenter, Ross E. Moffett, Ted Beall, Henry Sutter, L.W. Veeder, R. H. Ives Gammell, Raymond J. Eastwood, Eugene Fitch, Thomas Bouchard, William F. Halsall, Charles W. Hawthorne, Coulton Waugh, and Charles Heinz.

UNMICROFILMED: A biographical account; magazine articles; catalogs; announcements; and publications.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Died 1978. Studied with William Merritt Chase at Art Students League. Dickinson was a member of Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors.


Material on reels D93-D96 lent for microfilming 1962 by Mrs. Dorothy Seckler; reel 1130 lent for microfilming 1976 by Edwin Dickinson; unmicrofilmed donated 1972 by Dickinson.

Related Materials

Edwin Walter Dickinson papers also at Syracuse University.

Location of Originals

  • Reels D93-D96 & 1130: Originals returned to Edwin Dickinson after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels D93-D96 and 1130 available for use 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

Edwin Walter Dickinson papers, 1909-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.