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Eliot Candee Clark papers, 1839-1983

Clark, Eliot Candee, 1883-1980


Collection Information

Size: 6.14 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Virginia painter Eliot Candee Clark measure 6.14 linear feet and date from 1839 to 1984. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, 21 diaries and notebooks, writings and notes, personal business records, photographs, 9 sketchbooks, and artwork and artifacts. Many of the materials relate to Clark's travels in Europe, India, and throughout the United States.

Biographical/Historical Note

Eliot Candee Clark (1883-1980) was a landscape painter, writer, and art historian who worked primarily in Virginia.


The Eliot Candee Clark papers were donated by his widow Margaret Fowler Clark between 1980 and 1984.

Related Materials

Language Note

The collection is in English.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund. Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.