0.2 linear ft. (78 items on partial microfilm reel)
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A biographical sketch; correspondence, including letters from Abel to his wife, 1943-1945, many with drawings and sketches; photographs of Abel's ten India series paintings, painted while he was stationed there in 1945, with descriptions of their symbolism; notes on color theory; a list of his paintings; his military record and certificate; two articles; 14 clippings; and a memorial booklet written by Norwood Chamberlin.
Myer Abel papers, 1940-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1121 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, printmaker; Cincinnati, Ohio.
Donated 1974 by Mrs. Marcella Braunstein widow of Abel.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001