This collection is arranged as 10 series. Series 1: Biographical Materials, circa 1890-circa 1981 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1930-circa 1982 (0.6 linear feet; Box 1) Series 3: Writings and Notes, circa 1932-circa 1982 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 1-3) Series 4: Professional and Organizational Files, circa 1910-circa 1977 (3.4 linear feet; Boxes 3-6) Series 5: Research Projects' Files, 1881-circa 1982 (6.9 linear feet; Boxes 6-13, 15) Series 6: Personal Business Records, circa 1934-circa 1982 (0.4 linear feet; Box 13) Series 7: Printed Material, circa 1927-circa 1981 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 13-14) Series 8: Scrapbooks, circa 1931-circa 1979 (0.2 linear feet; Boxes 14-15) Series 9: Photographic Materials, circa 1930s-circa 1978 (0.2 linear feet; Boxes 14-15) Series 10: Artwork, circa 1930s-circa 1940s (0.2 linear feet; Boxes 14-15)
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The papers of Washington, D.C. art historian, librarian, author, educator, and art consultant Marchal Landgren measure 15.3 linear feet and date from 1881 to circa 1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1975. Included are biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, professional and organization files, research projects' files, scattered personal business records, printed materials, two clippings scrapbooks, photographical materials, and scattered artwork.
Marchal Landgren Papers, 1881-circa 1982, bulk 1930-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
The Marchal Landgren papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Marchal E. Landgren (1907-1983) was an art historian, librarian, educator, author, and art consultant, active in New York and Washington, D. C.
Collection is in English.
The Marchal Landgren papers were donated by Landgren in 1974, and by the Landgren estate via David Huddle in 1983.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001