Lilian MacKendrick papers, 1930-1983

MacKendrick, Lilian, b. 1906 d. 1987
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 8.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)
Addition: 1.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical data; diaries; engagement books; desk calendars and notebooks with addresses; financial records; a scrapbook; account books; photographs; and record books.

REELS N69-53 & N69-95: Account books, 1945-1969, articles, scrapbooks, 1945-1969, and photographs of works, 1956-1967.

REEL 96: Record books, 1946-1968, recording sales, and gifts of MacKendrick's works, as well as medium, purchaser, and year of production.

UNMICROFILMED: Biographical data; correspondence; diaries; engagement books, desk calendars and notebooks with addresses; financial records; a scrapbook, 1945-1957, containing exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, letters and photographs; photographs; and miscellany.

ADDITION: A scrapbook of photographs and clippings (1955); letters (ca. 1940s-1984) and exhibition catalogs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1906.

Material on reels N69-53, N69-95 & 96 lent for microfilming 1969-1971 by Lilian MacKendrick. She donated unmicrofilmed material, 1974-1984.

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