Collection Number: 20526-z

Collection Title: Wiili Armstrong Letters, 1992-1995

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Size 170 items
Abstract Letters, 1992-1995, written by North Carolina folk artist Wiili Armstrong to Tori Knight Ferguson, the owner of the West Side Gallery in Raleigh, N.C., which represented Armstrong and his work.
Creator Armstrong, Wiili, 1956-2003
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Wiili Armstrong Letters #20526-z, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Tori Knight Ferguson in February 2015 (Acc. 102589).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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William Holiday Armstrong, Jr., (1956-2003), known as Wiili, was a prolific self-taught artist who lived in Boone, N.C. He was a painter, poet, and naturalist.

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Letters, 1992-1995, written by North Carolina folk artist Wiili Armstrong to Tori Knight Ferguson, the owner of the West Side Gallery in Raleigh, N.C., which represented Armstrong and his work.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Amelia W Holmes, June 2016

Encoded by: Amelia W Holmes, June 2016

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