Mell Daniel papers, 1916-1976

Daniel, Mell, b. 1899 d. 1975
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 38 items.

Collection Summary: Membership card for the Society of Independent Artists, 1920; a letter, undated, from newspaper cartoonist Clive Weed and his wife Helen Torr Weed (later Helen Torr Dove), encouraging Daniel to continue his painting, and offering to take Daniel's drawings to show them in Philadelphia; fragment from a sheet of cartoon drawings regarding war bonds; a photocopy of an unidentified pencil portrait; exhibition announcements, including Daniel's first show at the Modern Gallery, 1917, Independents' Studio exhibitions, 1917-18, Fischbach Gallery, 1970, and a catalog of Fischbach's memorial exhibition, 1976; 6 color photographs of paintings, 1972; clippings regarding the Independents' shows, 1916-1921, his exhibitions at Fischbach Gallery, 1970-1973, his memorial exhibition, and his obituary; and 4 typewritten sheets summarizing press clippings and listing his exhibits.

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

Donated 1978 and 1991 by Mina Daniel, widow of Mell Daniel.

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