Archives of American Art

Hiram Williams papers

Collection ID:
Williams, Hiram
Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on one reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
13 photographs, including one of Williams by Jerry Uelsmann, 1961, some of Williams painting and some of his works of art; lecture notes, completed lectures, and sketches used by Williams in college classes on drawing and art education; drafts of published and unpublished articles on drawing, the intention of modern art, and the state of art in Florida; an apparently unpublished autobiographical sketch; clippings; exhibiton catalogs; and critical articles. Not included on the microfilm are ca. 300 negatives and prints of works of art by other artists.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Gainesville, Fla. Full name Hiram Draper Williams; b. 1917; professor of art at University of Florida, Gainesville; d. 2003

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 129 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1965 by Williams.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- Florida -- Gainesville Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- Florida -- Gainesville Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Florida -- Gainesville Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uelsmann, Jerry, 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001