Mary Turlay Robinson papers, 1923-1971

Robinson, Mary Turlay, b. 1887 or 8 d. 1971
Painter, Watercolorist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 55 items (on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Letters, printed material, and bills.

REEL N/70-40: Letters to Robinson from Adolph Block, Malvina Hoffman, Leon Kroll, and Alfred Stieglitz about an exhibition for Georgia O'Keeffe, and pertaining to art exhibitions, the provenance of 2 Albert Pinkham Ryder paintings, the sale of a Pierre Bonnard painting, and the artistic standards of the Fontainebleau School of Fine Arts; clippings and exhibition catalogs; bills; and an article on portrait painter William Allen Wall by Robinson.

REEL 101: Letters from Gifford Beal, Edwin Dickinson, Nan Greacen Faure, Leon Kroll, Elizabeth Saltonstall, Allen Townsend Terrell, Franklin Watkins, and others concern personal and professional matters.

REEL 3471: Four letters from Ella Myers, widow of Robinson's friend Frank Harmon Myers, regarding Myers' paintings, and a letter from Harold Weston; and clippings and an exhibition catalog on Myers.

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

Material donated by Robinson, 1970-1972.

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