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Wilk, Barbara

 Person

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Barbara Wilk , 1972 October 2

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 34
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Sam Smith tells Barbara that he is working on two commissions and preparing for a lecture in Bournemouth to be called "Art and Laughter."
Dates: 1972 October 2

Letter to Barbara Wilk , 1974 October 28

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 40
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Discusses personal matters and makes mention of Eric, Lionel, and Frances.
Dates: 1974 October 28

Letter to Barbara Wilk , before 1979

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 50
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Letter discusses a trip to London once Sam receives word that the model for a "Beauty Queen" is complete and giving a lecture next January in London. He also mentions receiving a letter from a (Lady) Gloria Dale.
Dates: before 1979

Letter to Barbara Wilk , before 1979

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series II
Scope and Contents: The first two paragraphs of the letter discuss health issues. The next two paragraphs discuss the "Telescope project," including a first chapter for a "Telescope theme." Smith adds that there is a drawing of "the place", "drawings of the Captain-loving and Dis-approving--could be a two-faced cut-out," and "a trick drawing--the opening of the water machine as seen through Edward's telescope."
Dates: before 1979

Letter to Barbara Wilk , 1972 November 8

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series III
Scope and Contents: The typescript portion of the letter states that Sam has completed the story of Trudi and Angela, but has not completed the drawings due to a hospitalization. There is also a brief note about completing the full draft of "the telescope story." Along the edge of the letter on the right-hand side Sam writes, in ink, "Elections sadden me because humans are always so much more credulous than I hope."
Dates: 1972 November 8

Letter to Barbara Wilk , 1973 January 23

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series III
Scope and Contents: Letter mainly talks about Smith's personal health and that of "Glad's." There is a brief entry stating, "It will be marvellous if anything comes of the Trudi-Angela piece."
Dates: 1973 January 23

Letter to Barbara Wilk, before 1979

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series III
Scope and Contents: Smith's letter discusses the contents of an enclosure (not included), which consisted of photocopies of letters that he wrote to a young girl in the hospital. He describes the letters as something that he once did and still does "naturally."
Dates: before 1979

Letter to Barbara Wilk , 1973 August 21

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 35
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: A personal letter discussing Barbara Wilk's poor health. Also discusses giving a lecture in Edinburgh and a film unit visiting his home to make a television piece of him at work.
Dates: 1973 August 21

Letter to Barbara Wilk , 1974 April 16

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 36
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Discusses going to Toronto, Canada, for a "gigantic friendly international friendly arty conference," where there will also be an exhibition where some of his pieces will be displayed.
Dates: 1974 April 16

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , 1975 November 29

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 41
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Discusses a book, but does not give the title. "The book is marvellous and it's quite extraordinary the way Max's presence can be felt on each page; quite unseen but there, lurking behind the Sheik of Araby and round the corner at the End of the Long Long Trail."
Dates: 1975 November 29

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , 1976 April 28

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 42
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: The letter makes reference to Max's book, but does not give the title. Sam also mentions a film unit being in his home to make a film for the Arts Council.
Dates: 1976 April 28

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk, 1977 March 5

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 44
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Describes Smith's affection for Lillian Gish and the preview of his film, Sam Smith, Genuine England made by the Arts Council.
Dates: 1977 March 5

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , 1977 May 12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 45
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Letter is mainly personal. Smith mentions that "Pres. Carter has won the hearts of the English." Smith also gives his well wishes to Frances.
Dates: 1977 May 12

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , 1977 August

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 46
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: The letter mentions a few different people, Frances, Kay Eddy (for whom he is working on some art pieces), Eric, and Lionel (for whom he is making an Adam and Eve set for their exhibition). In the extra note on the reverse, Sam mentions receiving a copy of the Arts Council film and that it had won an award in Australia.
Dates: 1977 August

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk, 1978 January 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 47
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Discusses welcoming the New Year, Smith's previous hospitalization, and house hunting.
Dates: 1978 January 1

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , before 1979

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 51
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Sam sends his regrets regarding a party and adds a postscript stating, "there is a lot developing on the Sam Smith pasture."
Dates: before 1979

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , before 1979

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 52
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Sam tells Max and Barbara that his house is on the market and that he is moving to a town named Newton Abbot.
Dates: before 1979

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk, 1970s

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 54
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Letter describes upcoming trip to North Wales and a later trip to Crete. Smith expresses his concern for knocking down Grand Central Station.
Dates: 1970s

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , 1975 September 17

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter discusses an upcoming visit by a photographer, F. Bullock, for the purpose of gathering material for a book on crafts. It includes sketches for the "Silent Cinema" later known as the Bioscope Palace.
Dates: 1975 September 17

Letter to Max and Barbara Wilk , 1973 March 14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series II
Scope and Contents: The third paragraph of the letter discusses the "telescope idea" and Sam's wish to work out some rough sketches to send along with his next correspondence. Sam also mentions that he has enclosed a recently completed "do-it-yourself cutout."
Dates: 1973 March 14