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Robert Reiss papers regarding Sarah Freedman McPherson, 1924-1980

Creator:
Reiss, Robert
Subject:
McPherson, Sarah Freedman
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
8 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:
Papers collected by Reiss while preparing a retrospective exhibition at the Monhegan (Maine) Museum on his grandmother, Sarah Freedman McPherson. Included are biographical material on McPherson; published and unpublished writings about McPherson by Barbara Deming, Michael Loew, James McKinnell, Walter Pach, Anne Poor, Arthur Sainer, and B.F. Skinner; a typescript of a memorial address, "Sarah McPherson 1895-1978, A Remembrance," by Reiss; and a photograph of McPherson.
Citation:
Robert Reiss papers regarding Sarah Freedman McPherson, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Reiss is a professor at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, N.Y. His grandmother, Sarah Freedman McPherson, was a painter and art instructor, New York City.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 by Robert Reiss.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Painters
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8439
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210613
AAA_collcode_reisrobe
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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