Eight scrapbooks; biographical data; letters; and printed material.
REELS 2153-2154 & 2245: Eight scrapbooks, 1888-1981, containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs, scattered letters and printed material. One scrapbook relates to Hood's family, the others concern her career.
REEL 3340: Biographical data; a copy of a letter to Hood from Joan Mondale, 1978, about Hood's drawing WARRIOR'S PLUMAGE lent by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for the Vice President's House; a copy of a letter to Eleanor Freed from Hood, 1982; exhibition announcements, invitations, catalogs and posters; a copy of Hood's report "Late Goodbye to Jose Clemente Orozco"; newspaper and magazine clippings; an invitation, program and auction catalog from the Art League of Houston's tribute to Hood, 1984; and printed material relating to The Dorothy Hood Film Project sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1984.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, sculptor; Houston, Tex. Died Oct. 29, 2000, at age 81.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Material on reels 2153-2154, 2245 & magazine articles, brochures, catalogs and posters on reel 3340 lent for microfilming 1979 & 1981; and all other material on reel 3340 donated 1979 & 1984 by Dorothy Hood.
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.
Diaries, writings, sketches and drawings, scrapbooks, printed matter and photographs relating to John and her work.
Circa 650 pages of undated sketches and notes from travels on the west coast of Mexico, and 24 combination journals and sketchbooks from her travels throughout Europe, Canada, Cuba, Mexico and the United States. Poetry, descriptions of places and people visited, and statements about her work comprise the major portion of the journal entries.
Biographical data; writings and notes; 3 scrapbooks containing family photographs, printed material and letters; a scrapbook on Ruth Uhler containing letters to John and clippings; photographs of paintings; a list of paintings in her collections; and a card index containing information of exhibitions.
Biographical / Historical:
Grace Spaulding John (1890-1972) was a painter, writer, and lecturer in New York, N.Y. and Houston, Texas. Ruth Uhler was a painter and lecturer who worked in Houston as well as Santa Fe, N.M.
The lender, Patricia John Keightley, is Grace Spaulding John's daughter.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.