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Lynd Ward papers, 1934-1964

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Creator:
Ward, Lynd Kendall, 1905-1985
Subject:
Albee, Grace
Arms, John Taylor
Eichenberg, Fritz
Frasconi, Antonio
Kainen, Jacob
Leighton, Clare Veronica Hope
Taylor, Prentiss
Weber, Max
Wengenroth, Stow
Young, Art
Yunkers, Adja
Zorach, William
Artists League of America
Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions
Limited Editions Club
Society of American Graphic Artists
American Artists' Congress.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.6 linear feet
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:
Letters, notes, business records, art works, printed material, and photographs relating to Ward's involvement in the American Artists' Congress (1936-1945), the Artists League of America (1934-1949), the Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions (1944-1948), the Limited Editions Club competition (1932-1957), and the Society of American Graphic Artists (1940-1964). Artists represented in the files include Grace Albee, John Taylor Arms, Fritz Eichenberg, Antonio Frasconi, Jacob Kainen, Clare Leighton, Prentiss Taylor, Max Weber, Stow Wengenroth, Art Young, Adja Yunkers, William Zorach.
Citation:
Lynd Ward papers, 1934-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 141 and 4466-4468 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Lynd Ward (1905-1985) was a printmaker, illustrator, and writer in Cresskill, New Jersey. Illustrated over 100 books. President, Society of American Graphic Artists, 1953-1959.
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1973 by Lynd Ward.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Book illustrators
Business records
Graphic arts
Photographs
Printmakers
Prints
Prints
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10256
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213389
AAA_collcode_wardlynd
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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