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Writings, correspondence, printed material and photographs regarding Marvin Harden's career as a painter and educator. Included are teachings notes, course outlines, and assignments; correspondence, reports, and evidence regarding Harden's employment-related grievance with California State University, Northridge (CSUN), 1981-1983; letters from Joyce Treiman, Judy Chicago, Marion Lerner Levine, Jud Fine, Houston Conwill, Sandy Ballatore-Nelson, Nancy Lee Riegelman, Eugene Anderson, Connor Everts, Peter Plagens, James Parker, Jan Stussy, Caroll Toon, William Wilson, and others; a guest/comment book; clippings and unpublished writings concerning Harden's family history; price lists; photographs of Harden, his family, colleagues, students, and his house and studio in Cambria, Calif.; and miscellany.
Marvin Harden papers, 1964-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter; Educator; Cambria, Calif.; b. 1935.
Donated 2005 by Marvin Harden.
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