Painter, Muralist, Printmaker, Illustrator
Collection size: 5.6 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Biographical material; printed material; early childhood drawings by Reardon; photographs of Reardon and her works of art; files on major mural commissions and programs; files on Mexico, including the mural school of David Alfaro Siquieros; studio records; photographs of Reardon and her work; correspondence; sketches; and clippings. Major mural commissions include the Baltimore Cathedral, 1959, National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC, 1973, and the St. Louis Cathedral, 1984.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and muralist; Hingham, Mass.; b. 1912; d. 2002.
Donated 2004 by the Reardon estate via Martha A. R. Bewick, Reardon's niece and executor.