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Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames papers, [ca. 1937-1955]

Ames, Arthur Forbes, 1906-1975

Painter, Mosaicist, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 35 frames of microfilm.

Summary: Illustrations of murals by Arthur Ames, a biographical sketch of the Ames, the WPA-FAP publication SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CREATES, and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painters, educators. Arthur Ames is, in addition, an illustrator and mural painter. His wife, Jean Goodwin Ames is also a craftsman.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lenders, Arthur Ames and Jean Goodwin Ames, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel LA9 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames papers, [ca. 1937-1955]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.