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Annita Delano papers, circa 1900-1975

Delano, Annita, 1894-1979

Painter, Designer, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 2.7 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and educator Annita Delano measure 2.7 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 1975. Found are biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings and notes, printed material, photographs, and artwork. Writings consist of lecture notes and extensive analytical writings about European artists and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Annita Delano (1894-1979) was a painter, designer, and educator active in Los Angeles, California. She was also a founding member of the University of California Los Angeles Art Department.


Annita Delano donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1975-1977.

Language Note

English .


Processing of this collection received Federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program.