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Creator:
Reardon, Mary, 1912-2002  Search this
Extent:
5.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Date:
1920-2002
bulk 1940-1990
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and muralist; Hingham, Mass.; b. 1912; d. 2002.
Provenance:
Donated 2004 by the Reardon estate via Martha A. R. Bewick, Reardon's niece and executor.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Mosaicists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.rearmary
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rearmary