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Eliot Candee Clark papers, 1839-1984

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. Walter Clark born 1848 was Eliot Clark's father.


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

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Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.