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John Brantley Wilder papers, 1937-1976

John Brantley Wilder papers, 1937-1976

Wilder, John Brantley


Collection Information

Size: 1.4 linear ft.

Summary: Business and personal correspondence; clippings, bills and receipts; photographs and slides of paintings by Wilder; pen and ink sketches printed by the PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE for Negro History Week; a scrapbook containing clippings, personal photographs, published articles by Wilder and memorabilia; and a diorama representing a Sioux Indian family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Philadelphia, Pa. Worked for the Federal Art Project of the WPA.


Donated 1979 by John B. Wilder.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

John Brantley Wilder papers, 1937-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.