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Dudley Crafts Watson Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University


Finding aid created by: CMV
Date: 9 Nov 1978



Biographical History

Dudley Crafts Watson (1885-1972) was an artist known for his floral and marine landscapes. He was also an art teacher, and conducted tours of different areas of the world. He studied and later taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Dudley Crafts Watson Papers spans Watson's entire career as artist, teacher, lecturer and art tour guide. The collection contains awards, biographical data, books, correspondence, films, newspaper clippings, photographs, published material, sketches, writings and miscellaneous.

Published material includes brochures from several of Watson's tours, and the extensive film collection deals entirely with these travels, with each title giving the location(s) of a specific tour.


Arrangement of the Collection

Correspondence and clippings are arranged chronologically. All other series are arranged alphabetically by title, type or topic.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.


Subject Headings

Persons

Watson, Dudley Crafts, 1885-

Corporate Bodies

Delphian Society.

Subjects

Art critics -- United States.
Painters -- United States.
Painting, American -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

16mm (photographic film size)
Articles.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Exhibition catalogs.
Film reels.
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographs.
Sketches.

Occupations

Art critics.
Painters.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Dudley Crafts Watson Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dudley Crafts Watson, 1965-1966.


Table of Contents

Awards

Biographical data

Books

Correspondence

Films

Newspaper clippings

Photographs

Published material

Sketches

Writings

Miscellaneous


Inventory

Note on alternate formats:

Films and associated notes/ephemera have been digitized and are available via SCRC Online, our digital portal.