Archibald Motley, Jr. papers, 1925-1977

Motley, Archibald John, b. 1891 d. 1981
Active in Chicago, Ill.

Collection size: 71 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Motley's application for a John S. Guggenheim fellowship and accompanying correspondence and biographical material, 1928-1930; an 8-page writing, "How I Solve My Painting Problems"; correspondence, 1927-1977, with galleries, museums, and others; exhibition catalogs, 1927-1933; and clippings, 1925-1977. Also included are 3 photographs of Motley's paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Chicago, Ill. Born in New Orleans, La.

Donated 1978 by Archie Motley.

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