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Marsden Hartley papers, 1900-1967

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Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943
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Physical Description:
5 microfilm reels.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Writings by and about Hartley; list of Hartley paintings; photographs; and clippings.
REEL 495: 17 photographs of Hartley, ca. 1910-1943; 2 clippings; and a list of Hartley posessions at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.
REELS 1368-1371: Manuscripts and typescripts of essays, short stories, and poems written by Hartley. Included also is a manuscript of an autobiography, "Somehow a Past," and eight essays not written by Hartley but one of which is about Hartley.
Marsden Hartley papers, 1900-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 495 and 1368-1371 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter; Ellsworth, Me. Hartley exhibited at Alfred Stieglitz's gallery 291 in 1909, the Armory Show of 1913, and was a member of the Blue Rider Group.
Microfilm reels 1368-1371 donated 1978 by Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, who received the originals from Norma Berger, Hartley's niece. Berger lent material on reel 495 for microfilming, 1973. In 1971, Marsden Hartley related material from various collections was microfilmed on reel 138; in 1990 all items were found to be previously microfilmed, and were returned to their original collections.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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