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Marian Simpson clippings and photographs, 1934-1958

Simpson, Marian, b. 1899 d. 1978
Painter, Muralist
Active in Calif.

Collection size: ca.20 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Photographs and clippings.

Reel NDA 1: Photographs of marble panels for the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland, California done for the Federal Art Project.

Reel NDA 3(frames 21-30): Newpaper clippings from San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles papers on Simpson's murals and mosaics, 1934 and 1958.[untitled on microfilm]

Biographical/Historical Note: Marian Simpson (1899-1978) was a painter and mosaicist from Berkeley, Calif. Worked on the Federal Art Project of the Work Projects Administration.

Material on reel NDA 1 lent for microfilming 1964 by Marian Simpson; and material on reel NDA 3 lent 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache.

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