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Inez Wheeler papers, 1910-1925 and [undated]

Wheeler, Inez, 1891-1978

Designer, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: Drawings and reproductions, including 57 fashion designs, 22 advertisements for shoes, 8 cover illustrations for fashion brochures, 7 pencil drawings for war posters. In addition there are some clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Designer and illustrator Inez Wheeler, married name Inez Wheeler Prell, was born in 1891 in Chicago, Illinois and died in 1978 in Detroit, Michigan.


Donated 1978 by Detroit Public Library via Paul T. Scupholm, executive secretary of the Friends of the Library.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Inez Wheeler papers, 1910-1925 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.