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Biographical material; printed material; early childhood drawings by Reardon; photographs of Reardon and her works of art; files on major mural commissions and programs; files on Mexico, including the mural school of David Alfaro Siquieros; studio records; photographs of Reardon and her work; correspondence; sketches; and clippings. Major mural commissions include the Baltimore Cathedral, 1959, National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC, 1973, and the St. Louis Cathedral, 1984.
Mary Reardon papers, 1920-2002, (bulk 1940-1990). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter and muralist; Hingham, Mass.; b. 1912; d. 2002.
Donated 2004 by the Reardon estate via Martha A. R. Bewick, Reardon's niece and executor.
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