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Clara MacGowan papers, 1929-1978

Creator:
MacGowan, Clara, 1895-1983
Subject:
MacGowan, Clara
Illinois Historical Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.3 linear ft.
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:
Biographical data; photographs of MacGowan; and a scrapbook containing letters, newspaper clippings and other printed material, 1929-1932, documenting her work. Also included is an album of photographs of seventy-four paintings by MacGowan compiled in 1977, to facilitate the distribution of her estate.
Citation:
Clara MacGowan papers, 1929-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, educator; Chicago, Ill. MacGowan was Assistant and later Associate Professor of Art at Northwestern University from 1927-1947, and a frequent lecturer at local women's clubs and exhibitor at the Arts Club of Chicago and the Chicago Society of Artists.
Provenance:
Donated 1996 by the Illinois Historical Art Project through Joel Dryer.
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Photographs
Women art teachers
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6661
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215976
AAA_collcode_macgclar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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