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W. H. Willson scrapbooks, 1945-1981

W. H. Willson scrapbooks, 1945-1981

Willson, W. H.

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 2 v. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Two scrapbooks containing printed material, clippings, letters, reproductions, memorabilia, and photgraphs relating to the career of illustrator and painter, Cecil Calvert Beall. Much of the material concerns Beall's painting, "Surrender of Japan Aboard the U.S.S. Missouri," 1945.

Biographical/Historical Note

Collector of C.C. Beall's paintings; British Columbia, Canada. Beall was a born in Saratoga, Wyoming and died in Tampa, Florida. He grew up in New Jersey.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1981 by W. H. Willson.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2322 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

W. H. Willson scrapbooks, 1945-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.