Minna Wright Citron papers, 1930-1980

Citron, Minna Wright, b. 1896 d. 1991
Painter, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; writings; sketches; exhibition catalogs and announcements; typescripts; and clippings.

REEL 97: Career resumes and commentary by colleagues; correspondence; carbon copies of 15 Citron letters from Paris, 1947; articles and lectures on abstract art, particulary its state in Cuba and Brazil, and on art education; English translations of 4 foreign language articles about Citron; catalogs, announcements, price lists and information on specific paintings, including exhibitions in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, London, Havana, Paris and Madrid; clippings, photographs of Citron and her work; and 5 pencil and pen and ink sketches.

REEL 268: Correspondence, including family, personal and professional material; material on VENUS THROUGH THE AGES by Citron and Jan Gelb; typescripts, including a short story and several articles; photographs, clippings and catalogs.

UNMICROFILMED: Biographical data; correspondence; exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings; photos of Citron and her works of art; and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and printmaker; New York, N.Y.; d. 1991.

Donated 1968-1981 by Minna Wright Citron.

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