Merlino, Maxine Ollie Seelbinder,
Painter, Arts administrator, Author, Illustrator
Long Beach, Calif.
Collection size: 1.1 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence; newspaper clippings and reviews of artist's work; sketches for stage and set designs and mural decorations; federal commission contracts; exhibition brochures; theater playbills and announcements; photographs; original art work, including watercolor sketches; original lithographs; and material on the dedication of the Merlino Gallery at California State University, Long Beach.
Biographical/Historical Note: Arts administrator, painter, muralist, lithographer, illustrator, writer; Long Beach, Calif.; Born in Portland, Or. in 1912.
Donated 2003 by Maxine Seelbinder Merlino.