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Emily and William Muir papers, [ca. 1930]-1996

Emily and William Muir papers, [ca. 1930]-1996

Muir, Emily Lansingh, 1904-2003

Sculptor, Painter, Architect

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft. Addition: 0.8 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence; photographs of Emily and William Muir, her work, and houses she designed; a scrapbook containing letters, photographs of work, and clippings about Muir and her husband; price list of paintings by Muir; a publisher's agreement for a book, "Two Cents an Acre"; illustrations by Muir of a novel, "Small Potatoes" (N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940) and other publications; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; a sheet of sketches for sculpture by William Muir; and posthumous exhibition material relating to William Muir and a grant application for casting work by him.

Biographical/Historical Note

Emily Muir is a painter, sculptor, and architect; her husband, William, a sculptor; Stonington Me.

Provenance

Donated 1993 & 1996 by Emily Muir. Additional papers are expected.

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