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Ella Alluisi papers relating to Margaret Peterson, 1958-1986

Creator:
Alluisi, Ella Wharton, 1912-1996
Subject:
Peterson, Margaret
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear feet (on 1 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:
Forty-five letters from Margaret Peterson (O'Hagan) to Alluisi, ca. 1968 and 1985. Peterson reflects upon her artistic activities, politics in the U.S., and her living conditions in Canada and Italy. Also included are a file on the Margaret Peterson Trust containing newsletters about the activities of the "Margaret Peterson Foundation," and 4 letters from Peterson.
Citation:
Ella Alluisi papers relating to Margaret Peterson, 1958-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4194 available for use at Archives of American Art offices only.
Biography Note:
Peterson joined the faculty of the art department at the University of California, Berkeley in 1932. She resigned her post as Associate Professor in 1950, after having refused to take the special loyalty oath.d. 1997
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by Ella Alluisi, a friend of Peterson.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9575
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211776
AAA_collcode_alluella
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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