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Ellen Lanyon papers, circa 1880-2014, bulk 1926-2013

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Creator:
Lanyon, Ellen, 1926-2013
Subject:
Grooms, Red
Stevens, May
Kozloff, Joyce
Petlin, Irving
Hunt, Richard
Nilsson, Gladys
Rockburne, Dorothea
Shapiro, Miriam
Lippard, Lucy R.
Spector, Buzz
Stuart, Michelle
Chicago, Judy
Golub, Leon
Plunkett, Ed
Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Landfall Press
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
62.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of artist Ellen Lanyon measure 62.6 linear feet and date from circa 1880-2014, bulk 1926-2013. Biographical material; correspondence; interviews; writings; journals; project files; teaching files; exhibition files; personal business records; printed and broadcast material; scrapbooks; photographic material; artwork; sketchbooks; as well as sound and video recordings and electronic records, provide a comprehensive view of Lanyon's career and of art circles in Chicago and New York.
Citation:
Ellen Lanyon papers, circa 1880-2014, bulk 1926-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
A small portion of the papers are also available on microfilm reels 1234, 2237-2240 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the materials on the microfilm does not match the arrangement of the papers as described in this finding aid.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Ellen Lanyon conducted by James Crawford in 1975.
Biography Note:
Ellen Lanyon (1926-2013) was an American painter and printmaker working in Chicago and New York. Lanyon was active in several women's art organizations and was a member of the Board of the Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting.
Provenance:
A majority of the collection donated 2015 by Andrew Ginszel, Ellen Lanyon's son and executor. Lanyon also donated material in 1990. Portions of the collection lent for microfilming 1977-1981 by Lanyon and subsequently donated.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Paintings
Photographs
Interviews
Women artists
Feminism and art
Muralists
Electronic records (digital records)
Diaries
Video recordings
Collages
Prints
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Printmakers
Sketches
Painters
Feminism and the arts
Sound recordings
Painting, Modern
Art
Transcripts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9118
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211312
AAA_collcode_lanyelle
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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