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Mary Ascher papers, 1943-1980

Creator:
Ascher, Mary G. (Mary Goldman), 1900-1988
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.8 linear ft. (on 2 partial 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:
Biographical data; correspondence, photographs, printed material; writings; financial records; and guest books.
REELS 833 and 865: 33 letters received; 85 catalogs and announcements; 143 clippings; 83 photographs of her with works or friends; biographical material; a book of poetry and paintings by Ascher; and 2 photographic series with commentary entitled "Corridors of Power in Contemporary American Life" and "Women and the Bible."
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material; correspondence; photographs and slides of Ascher and her work; poetry; writings and notes by Ascher; a notebook of her project "Corridors of Power in Contemporary America Life," 1970; financial records; 4 guestbooks from galleries; exhibition catalogs, announcements, magazines, press releases and clippings.
Citation:
Mary Ascher papers, 1943-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 833 and 865 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker, stained glass artist; New York City. Awarded Huntington Hartford Foundation Fellowship in 1961 to complete 12 oil paintings on Women of the Old Testament and Aprocrypha.
Provenance:
Donated 1969 and 1981 by Mary Ascher.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts in the Bible
Painters
Printmakers
Stained glass artists
Women in the Bible
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9558
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211759
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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