Myer Abel papers, 1940-1965

Abel, Myer, b. 1904 d. 1946
Painter, Printmaker
Active in Ohio

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (78 items on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A biographical sketch; correspondence, including letters from Abel to his wife, 1943-1945, many with drawings and sketches; photographs of Abel's ten India series paintings, painted while he was stationed there in 1945, with descriptions of their symbolism; notes on color theory; a list of his paintings; his military record and certificate; two articles; 14 clippings; and a memorial booklet written by Norwood Chamberlin.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, printmaker; Cincinnati, Ohio.

Donated 1974 by Mrs. Marcella Braunstein widow of Abel.

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