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Bruce McKain papers, 1939-1980

McKain, Bruce, 1900-1990

Muralist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 18 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Twelve letters to McKain; a scrapbook containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; and 5 photographs of McKain.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and mural painter, Provincetown, Massachusetts. b. 1900, Ind. Studied at Indiana University, John Herron Art School and Cape Cod Art School run by Charles Hawthorne. Director of Provincetown Art Association.


Lent for microfilming 1981 by Bruce McKain.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to McKain after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2103 available at Archives of American Art offices and 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

Bruce McKain papers, 1939-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.