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Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010

Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010

Wilson, Judith, 1952-

Art historian, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 11.2 linear feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Judith Wilson (1952- ) is an art historian in San Francisco, California.


Donated 2012 by Judith Wilson-Pates.

Scope and Contents

The papers of art historian Judith Wilson measure 11.2 linear feet and date from 1966 to 2010. Wilson's career is documented through correspondence with friends, colleagues, artists, universities, and art organizations; notebooks; files on writing projects, conferences, lectures, symposia and other professional activities; and a small amount of printed material. Also found is research material on artist Bob Thompson, including photographs, printed material, correspondence, notebooks and a documentary video recording. Additionally, the collection includes sound recordings of 71 interviews of artists and art collectors and six video recordings.

"Bob Thompson Hapenning" (1965), video copies of original 16 mm film, original not with collection Available for on-site research only. Permission for reproduction must be made to Joanne Elkin, daughter of the filmmaker;

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

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