Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The Martha S. Iredell scrapbooks date from 1934 to 1953 and measure 0.2 linear feet. The collection comprises two mixed media scrapbooks relating primarily to the Norfolk art community and its artists with particular emphasis on the Norfolk Art Corner and the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences.
Martha S. Iredell scrapbooks, 1934-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The collection is available on 35mm microfilm reel 3622 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Painter Martha Iredell (1908-1985) was a Virginia artist who figured predominantly in the local Tidewater art community. She served as President of the Norfolk Art Corner in the 1940s and showed many of her paintings in local exhibitions.
The Martha S. Iredell scrapbooks were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1982 by Lela Hine of Norfolk, Virginia. Hine's relationship to Iredell is unknown.
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