Subseries 2.3
Personal files, 1926-2006
Boxes 19-23

Scope and Content Note

This subseries pertains to the activities of Edwina Whitlock and her family unrelated to family and historical research. Materials include calendars, clippings, employment records, legal and real estate documents, transcripts, writings, correspondence, and photographs. Files document Whitlock's personal and professional life, including her involvement with the League of Allied Artists and her careers in banking, journalism, and social work. Clippings consist of pieces written by or about Edwina Whitlock and Mae Gentry; clippings collected for research purposes are located in Subseries 2.1: Research files. Legal files consist of cases brought by and against Whitlock, including a lawsuit regarding ownership of the portrait of Thomas E. Miller painted by Edwin Harleston. Other legal documents relate to Whitlock's management of Harleston's estate, including appraisal forms and loan agreements for Harleston exhibitions around the United States. Transcripts pertain to Whitlock's coursework at Talladega College and Northwestern University from the 1930s-1950s. Writings include unpublished pieces by Whitlock written primarily for school.

Correspondence consists of the incoming and outgoing letters of Edwina Whitlock and Mae Gentry from 1926-2005. Topics include social events, family news, and career and legal matters. Letters from Whitlock to Edwin and Elise Harleston are located in the correspondence in Series 1: Edwin and Elise Harleston Papers.

Photographs include snapshots and portraits of family and friends from circa 1950-2000. They include several photographs taken of Edward Ball and Edwina Whitlock during their collaboration for Ball's book on Harleston, The Sweet Hell Inside (2001).

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Personal papers
Box Folder Content
19 1 Biographical information, June 9, 1986
19 2 Calendars, 1976-1991
19 3 Certificates
19 4 Civic activities, 1952-1998
19 5 Clippings about Edwina Whitlock and Mae Gentry, 1937-1990
19 6 Clippings by Edwina Whitlock and Mae Gentry, 1985-1997
19 7 Cromwell, Rudy, Tribute, 1991-1992
19 8 Employment, Family Savings & Loan Association, Los Angeles, California, circa 1960s
19 9 Employment, performance evaluations and assessments, 1963-1973
19 10 Estate management, Harleston, Edwin paintings, appraisal and conservation, 1967-2006
19 11 Estate management, Harleston, Edwin paintings, loan and sale agreements, 1971-1997
19 12 Estate management, Harleston, Elise photographs, loan agreements, 1985-1997
19 13 Expansion Arts Fund Grants Panel, 1986-1991
19 14 Fulbright European Tour, 1990
19 15 Funeral programs, 1992-1997
19 16 Gentry, Sylvia and Allison Gentry, 1990s
19 17 Invited talks, 1987
19 18 League of Allied Artists, administrative file, 1987-1990
19 19 League of Allied Artists, events, 1987-1996
19 20 League of Allied Artists, grant applications, 1990
19 21 Legal matters, Los Angeles, California, 1967-1969
19 22 Legal matters, Thomas E. Miller Portrait, 1989-1991
20 1 Legal matters, Thomas E. Miller Portrait, correspondence, 1990-May 1991
20 2 Legal matters, Thomas E. Miller Portrait, correspondence, June 1991-1993
20 3 Legal matters, Whitlock vs. Farrar, 1993
20 4 Moss, Paul A., celebrations, 1989-1994
20 5 Notes
20 6 Real estate, Gary, Indiana property, 1960-1975
20 7 Real estate, Lithia Springs, Georgia property, 1992
20 8 Rental and expenses report, June 1961
20 9 Tax forms and IRS correspondence, 1986-1996
20 10 Transcripts and student identification cards, 1934-1958
20 11 Whitlock, Henry, death, 1960
20 12 Will, 1993
20 13 Writings, circa 1936-1980s
Correspondence
20 14 1926-1935
20 15 1936-1959
20 16 1960-1965
21 1 1966-1969
21 2 1970
21 3 1971-1972
21 4 1973-1974
21 5 1975
21 6 1976-1977
22 1 1978-1979
22 2 1980-1981
22 3 1982
22 4 1983
22 5 1984-1985
22 6 1986-1987
22 7 1988-1989
23 1 1990-1991
23 2 1992-1993
23 3 1994-1997
23 4 1998-2005
23 5 No date [1 of 3]
23 6 No date [2 of 3]
23 7 No date [3 of 3]
Photographs
23 8 Family friends, circa 1950s-1990s
23 9 "Painter of an Era" exhibit, Detroit, Michigan, 1983
23 10 League of Allied Arts, Annual Opening Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, June 26, 1989
23 11 Grandchildren, 1995
23 12 Whitlock, Edwina with Edward Ball, circa 2000
23 13 Whitlock, Edwina with family, circa 2000
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