Alice Trumbull Mason papers, 1921-1977

Mason, Alice Trumbull, b. 1904 d. 1971
Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.3 linear ft. (on 4 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; resumes; budget books; writings; sketches and sketchbooks; photographs; papers relating to American Abstract Artists; price lists; announcements; and catalogs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y. Was a member of American Abstract Artists.

Photos on reel N69-137 donated 1969 by Alice Trumbull Mason; material on reels 629-630 and 3134 donated 1972-1977 by Emily Mason Kahn, daughter of Alice Trumbull Mason. American Abstract Artists records kept by Mason and donated by her have been cataloged with American Abstract Artists records.

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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Related Materials

Also found in the Archives of American Art is a collection of interviews by Ruth Bowman of members of the American Abstract Artists group conducted between 1963-1965, that includes an interview with Alice Trumbull Mason. The Archives of American Art also houses 2.3 linear feet of the records of the American Abstract Artists group.