Frank N. Wilcox papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wilcfran
Creators:
Wilcox, Frank N. (Frank Nelson), b. 1887
Dates:
1906-1976
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.3 Linear feet
(on 5 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; writings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; sketches and sketchbooks; photographs; clippings; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
REELS 1035-1036: A manuscript of an unpublished autobiography "written primarily to record the circumstances of the Art World in the City of Cleveland during my lifetime and from the point of view of the participant." In addition there are essays by Wilcox on art; transcribed letters written to his family from Europe, 1910-1911; an 8 page paper on Wilcox by Paul J. Blanock; magazine articles, reproductions, clippings; and exhibition catalogs and announcements.
Scope and Contents
REELS 1148-1149: 34 letters received from Paul Travis, Henry Keller, Horace Potter, Norman Kent, Charles Burchfield, and Marshall Fredericks; manuscripts of an unpublished autobiography and an illustrated novel by Wilcox; 562 sketches and 2 sketchbooks; 11 photographs; exhibition catalogs and annoucements; clippings; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3482: A letter, April 1, 1930, from E. Weyhe to Mrs. Malcolm McBride, about exhibiting watercolors by Wilcox; 3 exhibition announcements; clippings; and a magazine.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Cleveland, Ohio.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1035-1036, 1148-1149 & 3482 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 1035-1036: Originals returned to Mrs. Frank Wilcox after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 1035-1036 lent for microfilming 1975 and material on reels 1148-1149 and reel 3482 donated 1976 by Mrs. Frank Wilcox, Wilcox's widow.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Ohio -- Cleveland Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blanock, Paul J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keller, Henry G., 1869-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kent, Norman, 1903-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potter, Horace E., b. 1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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