Hartwell Wyse Priest papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.priehart
Creators:
Priest, Hartwell Wyse, 1901-
Dates:
1924-2004
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Hartwell Wyse Priest papers measure 1.8 linear feet and date from circa 1924-1999. The papers contain biographical material including a 1991 interview transcript with Priest by Elizabeth Howard, a certificate of recognition and miscellany; works of art including travel sketchbooks and loose drawings and sketches; writings consisting of journals and notes on art, a draft manuscript of "Dynamic Symmetry" written by Priest, and an annotated published book about Hans Hofmann; bound exhibition lists; lists of prints; sales records and price lists; scattered letters; photographs of nature used as source material and photographs of Priest and of others and slides of works of art; and printed material including 30 exhibition catalogs of the National Association of Women Artists, newspaper clippings and posthumous material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hartwell Wyse Priest (1901-2004) was a painter and printmaker in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1978 by Hartwell Priest and in 2018 by Hannah Priest, Hartwell's daughter.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Design Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Symmetry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Proportion (Art) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- Virginia -- Charlottesville Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Virginia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Virginia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Association of Women Artists (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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