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Creator:
Merlino, Maxine Ollie Seelbinder, 1912-  Search this
Merlino, Maxine Ollie Seelbinder, 1912-  Search this
Subject:
California State University, Long Beach  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.1 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as five series: Series 1: Biographical, 1929-2003 (Box 1; 5 folders) Series 2: Letters, 1936-2001 (Box 1; 6 folders) Series 3: Projects, 1927-2002 (Box 1-2; 26 folders) Series 4: Printed Material, 1939-1969 (Box 1-2; 13 folders) Series 5: Works of Art, 1932-1957 (Box 1, 3, OV 4; 21 folders)
Access Note / Rights:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
The papers of illustrator, muralist, theatrical set designer, and professor Maxine Seelbinder Merlino papers measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1928-2003. The collection includes correspondence; newspaper clippings and reviews of artist's work; sketches for stage and set designs and mural decorations; federal commission contracts; exhibition brochures; theater playbills and announcements; photographs; original art work, including drawings and sketches; original lithographs; and material on the dedication of the Merlino Gallery at California State University, Long Beach.
Citation:
Maxine Seelbinder Merlino papers, 1928-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Maxine Ollie Seelbinder Merlino was born in Portland, Oregon in 1912. She trained at the Portland Art Museum School before venturing to New York City where she took classes at the Art Students' League with, among others, Will Barnet, Anton Refregier, Adolph Gottlieb, Hans Hofmann, and Harry Sternberg. Maxine Merlino worked in New York from 1936 to 1943 as a free-lance illustrator, muralist, and theatrical set designer.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Dr. Merlino donated her papers in 2003.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Set Designers -- California  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11097
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)243178
AAA_collcode_merlmaxi
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_243178