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Ethel Magafan photograph and printed material, 1950-1982

Catalog Data

Creator:
Magafan, Ethel, 1915 or 6-1993  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Magafan, Ethel, 1915 or 6-1993  Search this
Subject:
Magafan, Jenne  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
54 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Photographs and printed materials relating to Magafan's painting career.<br /> Reel 3134: Photograph, ca. 1950, of Ethel and Jenne Magafan taken by Konrad Cramer; and printed material, 1952-1982, including exhibition catalogs, announcements, a poster, and a newsletter.<br /> Reel NDA 14: Invitations and notifications of various competitions for the Section of Fine Arts, included are photographs, specifications of areas to be decorated, and correspondence particularly from Edward Rowan.
Citation:
Ethel Magafan photograph and printed material, 1950-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 3134 & NDA 14 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Ethel Magafan (1915 or 6-1993) was a mural and landscape painter from Colorado. Painted murals for the WPA. Jenne Magafan was her twin sister.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Material on reel NDA 14 lent for microfilming 1964, material on reel 3134 donated 1982 all by Ethel Magafan.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7972
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210140
AAA_collcode_magaethe
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210140