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William F. Draper papers, 1950-1993

Draper, William F. (William Franklin), 1912-2003

Painter, Portrait painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 8.6 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical information, correspondence, artists files, files pertaining to Draper's comissioned portraits, subject files, writings, printed material, photographs and financial material regarding Draper.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter; New York, N.Y.; b. Dec. 24, 1912, Hopedale, Mass.; d. Oct. 26, 2003, Manhattan, N.Y.; Full name: William Franklin Draper.


Donated by William F. Draper, 1976 and 1993, and by the William Draper estate, 2004, Francis X. Morrissey, trustee.

Language Note

English .

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.

How to Cite This Collection

William F. Draper papers, 1950-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.