Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fostwill
Creators:
Foster, William Frederick, 1882-1953
Dates:
1919-1974
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, 1939-1948; correspondence, undated and 1937-1954; business records, 1938-1953; 1 pen and ink drawing; reproductions of works of art, clippings, and exhibition catalogs and announcements undated and 1919-1974, photographs of Foster, his family and works of art, undated; and an album containing photographs of Foster, his family, works of art, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, portrait painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. and Los Angeles, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Donna Foster Paxton, daughter of Will Paxton, 1986.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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