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Florence Millner Arnold papers, 1900-1994

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Creator:
Arnold, Florence M. (Florence Millner), 1900-1994
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.0 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical documents, correspondence, notes, scattered business records, art work, photographs, video interviews, and printed material.
REELS 3979-3980: Four resumes; award certificates; correspondence; notes, 1954-1975; receipts and certificates of authenticity for Arnold's silkscreens; miscellaneous business records; 45 preliminary drawings for paintings and prints in ink, pencil, crayon & watercolor on paper, mostly signed (28 x 21.6 cm. or smaller), 1960-1970; two spiral sketchbooks (17.4 x 12.3 cm.), 1947-1950, with charcoal, ink & pencil sketches of landscapes and still lifes, signed; newsletters; clippings, 1923-1980; press releases; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1954-1980; programs; miscellaneous printed material; photographs and slides, undated and 1948-1980, of Arnold, her works of art, an exhibition in Rome, 1962, and two photographs of awards. Also included are two transcripts, and one videotape of interviews of Arnold conducted by D. M. Hackbarth and Dona Berkhimer, 1970, and by Anne Riley, 1974, and a videotaped interview with Lyn Gamwell, gallery director, Fullerton College, California, 1975.
ADDITION: Correspondence, photographs, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and clippings.
Citation:
Florence Millner Arnold papers, 1900-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3979-3980 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Serigrapher, painter; Fullerton, Calif. Died 1994. Arnold turned to painting and printmaking after 3 decades of teaching music. Her work is in the Hard-Edge tradition, and has been exhibited in the U.S., and in Madrid, Copenhagen, Florence, Rome, Milan and Venice. She is a charter member of the Los Angeles Museum of Art, and was involved in the Orange County (Calif.) Art Association.
Language Note:
Several printed items relating to Arnold's exhibitions in Italy are in Italian.
Provenance:
Videos and material on reels 3979-80 donated 1975-1980 by Florence Arnold. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1994 by Arnold's daughter, Adrienne Chakerian.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Exhibition catalogs
Interviews
Painters
Photographs
Preliminary drawings
Printmakers
Serigraphers
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Slides (photographs)
Video recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5821
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208661
AAA_collcode_arnoflor
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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