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Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969

Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969

Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, photographs, including 3 of Wilson taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 & 1959, clippings, exhibition catalogs, and a scrapbook. Much of the material relates to the Federal Art Project of the WPA.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. b. Apr. 30, 1899, Mayfield, Ky.


Donated 1970 by Wilson.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3 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

Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.