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Walton, Marion, 1899-1996  Search this
Seeger, Pete  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Beard, Mary Ritter  Search this
Shaw, Charles Green  Search this
Williams, Shirley  Search this
Walton, Blanche Wetherill  Search this
Marsh, Fred Dana  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Ruggles, Carl  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Cowell, Henry  Search this
Carmer, Carl Lamson  Search this
Forrestal, James  Search this
Daniels, Jonathan  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor  Search this
Gage-Colby, Ruth  Search this
Kadar, Bela  Search this
Jameson, Storm  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into 4 series. All series are arranged chronologically. Series 1: Letters, 1922-1976 (Box 1; 15 folders) Series 2: File Concerning a Reception for Jonathan Daniels, 1946 (Box 1; 14 folders) Series 3: Printed Material, 1924-1976 (Boxes 1-2; 17 folders) Series 4: Photographs, 1915-1972 (Box 2; 18 folders)
Access Note / Rights:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
This small collection of the papers of sculptor Marion Walton measures 0.8 linear feet and dates from 1915-1976. Fifteen folders of letters written to Marion and her mother Blanche Wetherill Walton include many from artists and photographers, writers, musicians and composers, and political figures. Also found are printed materials, photographs, and a file concerning a reception for author Jonathan Daniels.
Marion Walton papers, 1915-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Marion Walton was born in 1905 in New Rochelle, New York, the daughter of Ernest Forster Walton and music patron Blanche Wetherill Walton. During the 1920s, she studied at the Art Students League and, from approximately 1922 to 1924, at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris under sculptor Antoine Bourdelle. One of her classmates was Alberto Giacometti.
Language Note:
English .
The Marion Walton papers were donated in 1976 by Marion Walton.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art