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Manierre Dawson papers, 1904-1963

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Creator:
Dawson, Manierre, 1887-1969
Subject:
Blum, Jerome
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)
Heap, Jane
Pach, Walter
Stein, Gertrude
Watson, Dudley Crafts
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
30 items (on 2 microfilm reels)
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:
Letters; a journal, 1908-1922, 1939-1940; a record of Dawson's painting and sculpture, 1904-1963; and an exhibition catalog.
REEL 64: Letters received including, 11 from Walter Pach of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, 7 from Dudley Crafts Watson as Director of the Milwaukee Art Society, and letters from Jerome Blum, from Chicago journalist Hi Simousy, and from G. G. Wing, president of the Ludington State Bank, for which Dawson painted a mural. Also included is a xerox of a journal, 1908-1922, 1939-1940, in which Dawson comments on: work as a draftman for Holabird and Roche, Chicago, and other architectural firms, meetings with Gertrude Stein, Arthur Davies, Dudley Watson and Walter Pach; the Armory Show, the Montross Gallery Show and the subsequent tour; meetings with Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap. Entries after 1914 record domestic affairs on Dawson's farm in Ludington, with intermittent comments on his painting and sculpture.
REEL 2428: Dawson's record of paintings and sculpture, 1904-1963; and an exhibition catalog of the Milwaukee Art Society, 1914.
Citation:
Manierre Dawson papers, 1904-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 64 and 2428 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Chicago, Illnois, Ludington, Michigan.
Provenance:
Material on reel 64 donated 1969 by Manierre Dawson. Material on reel 2428 donated 1982 by Marianne Gedo, who was doing research on Dawson.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Painters
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7392
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209549
AAA_collcode_dawsmani
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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