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Ogden M. Pleissner papers, 1928-1976

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Creator:
Pleissner, Ogden M. (Ogden Minton), 1905-1983
Subject:
Cady, Harrison
Force, Juliana
Vezin, Charles
Wengenroth, Stow
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence; exhibition catalogs and announcements; biographical information; nine scrapbooks; periodicals and other publications; and over 400 photographs of Pleissner's paintings.
Biographical material includes Pleissner's U. S. Army Certificate of Service, an autobiographical essay, and miscellaneous notes. Scattered letters dating from 1942-1976 primarily concern Pleissner's service in the U. S. Army. There are also letters from colleagues and friends including artists Harrison Cady and Stow Wengenroth.
Nine scrapbooks contain clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and scattered letters from art organizations and colleagues including Juliana Force, Charles Vezin, and Stow Wengenroth. An additional 1.2 linear feet of printed material consists primarily of clippings, and exhibition catalogs and announcements. Also found within the papers is one etching, and photographs of Pleissner, his colleagues, exhibitions and artwork.
Citation:
Ogden M. Pleissner papers, 1928-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1905, died 1983. Worked as an artist in World War II in the Air Force.
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1976 by Ogden Pleissner.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and war
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8584
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210763
AAA_collcode_pleiogde
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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