Ben and Evelyn Wilson papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wilsben
Creators:
Wilson, Ben, 1913-
Wilson, Evelyn, 1915-
Dates:
[ca. 1939-1982]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; letters from dealers, galleries and others; and undated draft of a letter of resignation from the Modern Artists Guild; an etching by Evelyn Wilson; exhibition catalogs and announcements for the Wilsons; a book, J'AI VU VIVRE L'AMERIQUE by Georges Blond, and a translation of an excerpt from the book describing a visit with Ben and Evelyn Wilson in New Jersey; magazine and newspaper clipppings about both artists; printed material relating to the American Artists School, New York City and the City College where Ben Wilson taught classes; and 7 photographs of Ben Wilson and his paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ben Wilson is a painter, teacher and lecturer; Evelyn Wilson is a sculptor; Blairstown, N.J.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1983 by Ben Wilson.

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
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New Jersey Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New Jersey Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Jersey Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New Jersey Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modern Artists Guild Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Artists School (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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