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Tracy Montminy papers, 1936-1989

Creator:
Montminy, Tracy, 1911-1992  Search this
Montminy, Tracy, 1911-1992  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9765
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212165
AAA_collcode_monttrac
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212165

Ralf E. Nickelsen papers

Creator:
Nickelsen, Ralf E. (Ralf Edgar), 1903-1990  Search this
Names:
Federal art project (Mass.)  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Montminy, Tracy, 1911-1992  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993  Search this
Extent:
1.3 Linear feet
4 Items (rolled docs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1929-1993
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials, correspondence, business records, writings, art works, photographs, and printed material.
Biographical material includes ID cards and an autobiographical statement. Correspondence, 1935-1964, includes letters sent to Nickelsen as Supervisor for the WPA Massachusetts Federal Art Project; correspondents include Beaumont Newhall and muralist Elizabeth Tracy. Project files regard mural and stained glass commissions, among them the East Boston murals; Nebraska capitol murals; Springfield, Mass. Museum of Fine Arts library murals; Worcester, Mass. Parcel Post Building murals; and stained glass commissions, ca.1938-1942. Files contain correspondence, art work, including large mural cartoons, reference photographs, photographs of works of art, and printed material. Also included are a list of mural ingredients and notes; business records, 1927-1937; photocopies of articles and writings, 1930-1967; art work by Nickelsen including stained glass rendering and mural drawings by Elizabeth Tracy Montminy; exhibition catalogs, clippings, photographs of Nickelsen and his art work, including one of him painting a window for St. Patricks Church, N.Y. in the Charles Connick Studio, Boston, 1950; and of Montminy and her murals.
Biographical / Historical:
Stained glass artist; mural painter; Boston, Mass. Born in Hamburg, Germany. Initially studied at the stained-glass studio of his father, John R. Nickelsen, and later went to the State Art School, Hamburg. He came to the United States in 1922 and attended the Art Students' League, N.Y. and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Participated as an artist and as a supervisor on the WPA Art Project in Boston, and was associated with the stained-glass design firm of Charles J. Connick Associates for many years.
Provenance:
Donated 1991-1999 by Nickelsen's widow, Ingeborg R. Nickelsen.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Stained glass artists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Massachusetts  Search this
Glass painting and staining -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.nickralf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97aa122d3-0d0f-43f5-9436-b93ca4963630
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nickralf

Tracy Montminy papers

Creator:
Montminy, Tracy, 1911-1992  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
2 Items (rolled docs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1989
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information; photocopies of letters received, 1937-1989; 4 conte crayon drawings on tracing paper, "Bending Woman" and "Fighting Men," which were studies for "Terrors of the Wilderness," a mural in City Hall, Medford, Mass., 1938; photographs of mural projects; an exhibition catalog; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Mural painter, painter; Columbia, Missouri. Known as Elizabeth Tracy until 1941.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 and 1992 by Tracy Montminy.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Missouri -- Columbia  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.monttrac
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9728282de-4028-4eeb-b10f-027264316777
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-monttrac

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