Maynard Dixon papers, 1891-1974

Dixon, Maynard, b. 1875 d. 1946
Painter, Muralist
Active in Ariz.; Calif.

Collection size: ca. 1,650 items (on three microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Poems; BOOK OF WISDOM, edited by Dixon; biographical material and biography by Grant Wallace for W.P.A., 1936; catalogues, printed material, news clippings; Manifesto of California Society of Artists; letters from prominent individuals such as James D. Hart, Ansel Adams, Jacob Zeitlin, suggesting Dixon as subject for a commemorative stamp; and correspondence with "Drygulch Dick," Robert Macbeth, his father, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note: Mural painter (San Francisco, Calif.)

Lent for microfilming 1974 by Edith Hamlin, wife of Maynard Dixon.

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