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Alice Trumbull Mason papers, 1921-1977

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1925-1968
(Box 1, OV 3; 0.2 linear feet)

This series consists of scattered documentation of Alice Trumbull Mason's career as an artist and her active membership in many art organizations. Included are brief resumes and biographies that provide information about her memberships, exhibitions, awards, representation in permanent collections, and other professional information. Also found here is her Guggenheim fellowship application. Other professional records include scattered exhibition records and records of her work as an officer in the American Abstract Artists group that includes letters to members written by Mason, lists of members, press releases, reports, and letters to her from the vice president, Esphyr Slobodkina. Mason's active participation in other art organizations, such as the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors and the International Association of Plastic Arts, is documented here through reports to members, brochures, newsletters, meeting minutes, and other membership information. This series also includes some of Mason's personal financial records as well as a few legal documents.
Microfilm reel and frame numbers are noted at folder headings.
Description Container Select
Resumes & Biographies, circa 1955-1966
(Reel 629:241-249)
1
1
Fellowship Application Form, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1948
(Reel 629:250-252)
1
2
Passports, 1925, 1928
(Reel 629:253-260, 267-273)
1
3
Certificates of Service and Discharge, Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation, 1939-1940
(Reel 629:261-266)
1
4
Exhibition Records, 1945-1968
(Reel 630:398-452)
1
5
Price Lists, 1952-1968
(Reel 630:113-119)
1
6
American Abstract Artists Records, 1939-1968
(See also OV3; Reel 630:265-330)
1
7
Art Organizations, 1953-1961
(Reel 630:260-261, 351-397)
1
8
Personal Budget Lists, 1932-1934
(Reel 630:237-252)
1
9
Personal Budget Notebook, 1937-1939
(Reel 629:1025-1044)
1
10
Personal Budget Notebook, 1938-1941
(Reel 629:997-1024)
1
11
Checkbook Ledger and Deposits Book, 1949-1950
(Not microfilmed)
1
12
Legal Documents, 1933
(Reel 630:254-258)
1
13
Oversize American Abstract Artists Records, 1939-1968
(See also Box 1, F7; Reel 630:265-330)
OV 3

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