Collection ID:
Wilson, Charis, 1914-2009
Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 125 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence between Edward Weston and Charis Wilson and publishing companies regarding requests to publish photographs and articles; a photograph of Charis Wilson by William Holgers; a typescript of Wilson's "Journal of Guggenheim Year 1937-1938" describing the Westons' Guggenheim sponsored tour photographing California. The journal is dated from March 22, 1937, when the Westons received notification of the Guggenheim Fellowship award, to April 24, 1939, and provides very detailed descriptions of their activities during that time.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charis Wilson (1914-2009) was a writer in Aptos, Calif. Wilson married photographer Edward Weston.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2776 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Journal Original in Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif. The Huntington also owns the copyright.
Existence and Location of Originals
Correspondence and photographs: Originals returned to Charis Wilson after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1983 by Wilson.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Use
Journal: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from Curator of Manuscripts, Huntington Library. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art and photography -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Documentary photography -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
California -- description and travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Holger, William Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weston, Edward, 1886-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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