Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2002

Withers, Margret Craver, b. 1907 d. 2010
Arts administrator, Metal-worker
Active in New York, N.Y.; Boston, Mass.; West Newbury, Mass.

Collection size: 11.5 linear feet

Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, business records, subject files, teaching files, exhibition files, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, works of art, printed material, and audio visual material relating to Margret Craver Withers career as a silversmith.

Biographical/Historical Note: Margret Craver Withers (1907-2010) was a silversmith in Boston, Mass., New York, N.Y., and West Newbury, Mass.

Donated by Margret Craver Withers, 1971-1998, in 2011 by Josephine Withers, Margret Craver Withers' daughter, and in 2014 by Judith Childs, a friend of Withers, with the exception of 3 reels of motion picture film which were donated 1975 by Handy and Harman.

Funding for the preservation and transfer of motion picture film provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.

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