Wilson, Charis (1914.05.05-2009.11.20)
- Existence: 1914.05.05-2009.11.20 - 2009
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
William Holgers archive
Identifier: AG 69
Printed materials and photographic materials, circa 1930-1980, of William Holgers (1904-1981), California photographer. Most of the clippings, negatives, and photographs relate to Edward and Charis Weston. Of special note are photographs documenting the 1940 U.S. Camera Photographic Forum in Yosemite, a workshop taught by Edward Weston and Ansel Adams. Holgers' short memoir describing the workshop is also included.
Edward Weston archive
Identifier: AG 38
Abstract Nearly all periods of Weston's life and work are represented in the archive. Little documentation exists, however, regarding his childhood (1886-1906), early years in California (1906-1923), or life after he was stricken with Parkinson's disease (1947-1958). The archive is particularly rich in documentation of his years in Mexico (1923-1926), and years after he returned to California (1927-1940s). It also contains significant examples of Weston's writing. Many of his letters to his sons are...
Charis Wilson collection
Identifier: AG 200
Papers (1877-2011) of Charis Wilson (1914-2009), author. Consists primarily of papers and memorabilia from her friendship with and marriage to the photographer Edward Weston.