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Miles Chappell papers, 1961-1978

Chappell, Miles L.

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.5 Linear feet

Summary: Papers of Miles Chappell, largely relating to John Gutzon and Arthur Strauss exhibitions at the College of William and Mary. Included are: correspondence with John Gutzon, Gutzon's notes on his collection, catalog cards, photographs, exhibition catalogs, and clippings; Chappell's notes and photographs relating to the "Arthur Strauss and the German Expressionists" exhibition held at the College of William and Mary in 1978, and the catalog for the exhibit; and miscellaneous material on artists Thomas Elston Thorne, Ralph Della-Volpe, Olympia Zacchini, and Ruth Lapides, including printed material, correspondence, and resumes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Miles Chappell is the chairman of the Department of Fine Arts, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.


Donated 1979 by Miles Chappell.

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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Miles Chappell papers, 1961-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.