Ivan Messenger papers, [ca. 1938]-1963

Messenger, Ivan, b. 1895 d. 1983
Painter, Author
Active in San Diego, Calif.

Collection size: 8 items (on 3 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Manuscripts and writings; and photographs. REEL LA 4: Drafts of two manuscripts, "Road to Market" and "Native Village," both stories set in Mexico, probably written under the WPA-Federal Art Project San Diego. REEL LA 9: Photographs of Messenger's work, unidentified and undated. REEL LA 10: Stories written by Messenger to accompany paintings made for a school under the WPA-Federal Art Project in San Diego, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Note: Writer and artist; San Diego, California.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Ivan Messenger.

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