Collection inventory

Finding Aids

Edwin Walter Dickinson Journals

A description of his journals at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: ASE
Date: Jul 1998

Revision history:
1997 revised (KM)
19 Sep 2005 EAD file created (MRR)

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978
Title: Edwin Walter Dickinson Journals
Dates: 1916-1971
Quantity: 4 linear ft.
Abstract: Forty-six journals covering the years 1916 through 1971.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

American painter and educator. Died 1978.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The 46 Edwin W. Dickinson Journals document the professional career and personal life of the American painter (1891-1978) from 1916 through 1971.


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Subject Headings


Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891- Diaries


Art -- Study and teaching.
Art, American -- 20th century.
Painters -- United States.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Edwin Walter Dickinson Journals,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Journals 1936 and 1965-1971 are gift of Helen Dickinson Baldwin and Edwin Constant Dickinson.

Table of Contents



Box 1 Journals 1916-1935
Box 2 Journals 1936-1940 (10 books)
Box 3 Journals 1941-1946 (5 books)
Box 4 Journals 1947-1951 (6 books)
Box 5 Journals 1952-1956 (5 books)
Box 6 Journals 1957-1961 (5 books)
Box 7 Journals 1962-1966 (5 books)
Box 8 Journals 1967-1971 (5 books)