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Edith Hamlin : a California artist, 1981

Hagerty, Donald J., 1902-



Collection Information

Size: 180 Pages, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A transcript of an interview of Edith Hamlin conducted by Donald J. Hagerty for the American Studies Program at the University of California at Davis, November 29, 1979 - March 4, 1980. Hamlin discusses her career and the life and works of her husband Maynard Dixon. Also included are photographs of Hamlin and her works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hamlin: mural painter; b. 1902. Active in California and Southwestern U.S. during the period from 1920-1946. She was a major figure in the San Francisco art scene in the 20's and worked for the WPA and the PWAP during the Depression.


Donated 1982 by Donald J. Hagerty.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Edith Hamlin : a California artist, 1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.