Gladys Mock papers, 1924-1975

Mock, Gladys, b. 1891 d. 1976
Painter, Etcher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.6 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel).

Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, photos, and printed material.

Unmicrofilmed: Biographical data, correspondence, photographs, lists of works, exhibition catalogs and lists, clippings and other printed matter, business data and lists, a photograph of Mock and miscellany. Correspondents includes Stow Wengenroth, Lynd Ward, Ada R. Cecere, Karl Schrag, Sol Markoff, and others. Much of the correspondence relates to the affairs of the Society of American Graphic Artists and the Society of American Etchers.

REEL 794: Biography of Gladys Mock and discussion of Mock's painting, MOUNTAIN LAKE, by Kathleen A. Galat, Dec. 1971; 18 letters, 1925-1970, mostly about Mock's work and exhibitions, including 2 letters from Kenneth Hayes Miller; 21 clippings, 1943-1971; 11 exhibition catalogs, 1931-1970; 5 photographs of Mock's paintings; and 7 miscellaneous papers including a Women's Press Club program, March 26, l955, a press release, and reports of the Society of American Graphic Artists.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and etcher; New York, N.Y. Born New York City. Studied under Kenneth Hayes Miller at the Arts Students League. Board director of the U.S. Committee of the International Association of the Plastic Arts and President of the Society of American Graphic Artists.

Material on reel 794 donated by Gladys Mock, April 1972. Unmicrofilmed portion donated by Renice Alban, Mock's daughter.

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