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Richard Wilt papers, 1938-1981

Wilt, Richard, 1915-1981

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1.6 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical data; letters and postcards received; copies of letters sent; Wilt's pilot flight record and log book; an illustrated manuscript of a children's book ALI BALI AND ALI DALI; a manuscript of a book, ART AND MOON MYTHS; typescripts and drafts of writings on art, including "The Painting Process" and "Instant Imagery"; lists of his exhibitions, publications, and works of art; cancelled checks and income tax statements; exhibition catalogs and announcements; magazine and newspaper clippings; a yearbook of class 43-A, Shaw Field, S. Car., containing art work by Wilt; a photograph of Wilt; and miscellaneous printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Donated 1982 by Ellen Wilt, Richard Wilt's widow.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Richard Wilt papers, 1938-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.