Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969.


Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977. Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969.

Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969.

Correspondence, photographs, including 3 of Wilson taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 & 1959, clippings, exhibition catalogs, and a scrapbook. Much of the material relates to the Federal Art Project of the WPA.

0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

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Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977

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Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. b. Apr. 30, 1899, Mayfield, Ky. From the description of Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83790970 ...

Federal Art Project

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The FAP projects included a broad range of events and activities which generated the various publications and materials found in the central files of the general subject series. ART FOR THE MILLIONS was a publication project about the accomplishments of the FAP consisting of a series of articles by Project workers. In addition to creating work for artists, the FAP sought to increase art appreciation as well as art sales among the general public. In doing so it devised a plan which created Nation...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...