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Marvin Cone papers, 1908-1977

Creator:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965
Subject:
Wood, Grant
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
650 items (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence, consisting of 322 letters; biographical material, including a resume; essays about art and other writings, including a play titled "Strings," ca. 1910, written by Cone and Grant Wood, then in high school; a typescript of radio broadcasts; a catalog of Cone's paintings; a photograph album; photographs of Cone and of works of art; bills and receipts; a scrapbook of clippings, catalogs, photographs, letters, and memorabilia; exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings.
Citation:
Marvin Cone papers, 1908-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1366-1367 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Mrs. Marvin Cone, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter; Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Lifelong friends with Grant Wood, and also acquainted with gallery director Ed Rowan.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1977 by Mrs. Marvin Cone.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7498
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209657
AAA_collcode_conemarv
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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