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Ruth Post research material on Virgil Macey Williams, 1970-1980

Post, Ruth Nicholson, 1909-1998



Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet

Summary: Research material gathered by Ruth Post (ca. 1970-1980) regarding painter Virgil Macey Williams (1830-1886) including correspondence with art historians, heirs, reference librarians, archivists, and others; printed material, notes and writings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Post, a writer from Silver Spring, Md., researched painter Virgil Macey Williams (1830-1886) for more than a decade.


Donated 1998 by William E. Carnahan, attorney for Ruth Post.

Language Note

Undetermined .

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

Ruth Post research material on Virgil Macey Williams, 1970-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.