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Frances Cranmer Greenman papers, 1925-1957

Greenman, Frances Cranmer, 1890-1981



Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Items linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 36 personal and business letters received from artists, dealers, collectors, and friends, and one letter written by Greenman; the manuscript of Greenman's autobiography, HIGHER THAN THE SKY, 1954; eighteen exhibition catalogs and announcements; ca. 65 sketches and drawings in pencil, charcoal or ink, five lithographs, one gouache, a sketchbook of studies of the Rhine; 83 photographs of Greenman's works, among them 1 self-portrait and 1 portrait each of Dewey E. Albinson, George B. Bridgman, Howard Green, W. Elmer Schofield, and William Zorach ; and ca. 180 newspaper clippings. Among the correspondents are William Zorach, and his wife.

Biographical/Historical Note

Critic, writer, portrait and figure painter; Minneapolis, Minn.


Donated 1958 by Frances Cranmer Greenman.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 855 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

Frances Cranmer Greenman papers, 1925-1957. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.