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The Marta Adams papers measure 4.2 linear feet, and date from circa 1914 to circa 1991. Found within are biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, legal and estate papers, printed materials, photographic material, one mixed-media scrapbook, and artwork, including three portfolios of lithographs, "30 Grabados de Galo Galecio," 1946, containing 30 engraving prints by Galecio and "Estampas de la Revolucion Mexicana," 1947, containing 85 engraving prints by 16 artists of the Taller de Grafica Popular, and "Drawings: Seymour Swetzoff," 1949.
Marta Adams papers, circa 1914-circa 1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Marta Adams (1891 or 3-1978) was a painter, sculptor, and writer, active in Boston, Massachusetts and Mexico.
The bulk of the collection is in English; some records are in Spanish.
The Marta Adams papers were donated to the Archives in 1992 by the estate of Katherine Adams Kulmala (Adams daughter) via Jonathan Strong, executor.
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