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Archibald Motley, Jr. papers, 1925-1977

Creator:
Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
71 items (on partial microfilm reel).
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:
Motley's application for a John S. Guggenheim fellowship and accompanying correspondence and biographical material, 1928-1930; an 8-page writing, "How I Solve My Painting Problems"; correspondence, 1927-1977, with galleries, museums, and others; exhibition catalogs, 1927-1933; and clippings, 1925-1977. Also included are 3 photographs of Motley's paintings.
Citation:
Archibald Motley, Jr. papers, 1925-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3161 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter; Chicago, Ill. Born in New Orleans, La.
Provenance:
Donated 1978 by Archie Motley.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8021
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210191
AAA_collcode_motlarch
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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