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Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames papers, circa 1937-1955

Catalog Data

Creator:
Ames, Arthur Forbes, 1906-1975  Search this
Ames, Jean Goodwin, 1903-1986  Search this
Ames, Arthur Forbes, 1906-1975  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel, 35 frames of microfilm
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
The microfilmed Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames papers contain illustrations of murals by Arthur Ames; a biographical sketch of the artists; the WPA-FAP publication <em>Southern California Creates</em>; and miscellany.
Citation:
Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames papers, circa 1937-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel LA9 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lenders, Arthur Ames and Jean Goodwin Ames, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the oral history interview with Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames, 1965 June 9. Scripps College, Ella Strong Denison Library holds the Jean and Arthur Ames Scrapbook Collection, 1929-1980.
Biography Note:
Arthur Ames (1906-1975) and Jean Goodwin Ames (1903-1986) were painters and enamel artists in California. Jean Goodwin Ames was also an educator and taught at Scripps College and the Claremont Graduate School, where she was honored with the title professor emerita.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9414
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211612
AAA_collcode_amesarth
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211612