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Ethel Magafan photograph and printed material, 1950-1982

Creator:
Magafan, Ethel, 1916-1993
Subject:
Magafan, Jenne
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
54 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:
Photographs and printed materials relating to Magafan's painting career.
Reel 3134: Photograph, ca. 1950, of Ethel and Jenne Magafan taken by Konrad Cramer; and printed material, 1952-1982, including exhibition catalogs, announcements, a poster, and a newsletter.
Reel NDA 14: Invitations and notifications of various competitions for the Section of Fine Arts, included are photographs, specifications of areas to be decorated, and correspondence particularly from Edward Rowan.
Citation:
Ethel Magafan photograph and printed material, 1950-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3134 & NDA 14 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Ethel Magafan (1915 or 6-1993) was a mural and landscape painter from Colorado. Painted murals for the WPA. Jenne Magafan was her twin sister.
Provenance:
Material on reel NDA 14 lent for microfilming 1964, material on reel 3134 donated 1982 all by Ethel Magafan.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Federal aid to the arts
Mural painting and decoration, American
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painters
Photographs
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7972
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210140
AAA_collcode_magaethe
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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