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John C. Menihan papers, 1912-1992

Menihan, John C., 1908-1992



Collection Information

Size: 2.4 Linear feet

Summary: Papers, ca. 1912-1992, including awards and citations; a videotape, "John Menihan"; a tape-recorded interview with Menihan conducted by Ron Netsky, 1984; a tape-recording, "John's Talk on Lithography and John's Banjo," compiled by Paul Swiatek, 1988; photographs of Menihan, his family, works of art, studios, and colleagues; printed material including exhibition catalogs, programs, and magazine and newspaper clippings; price lists and an incomplete inventory of works of art; programs and greeting cards designed by Menihan, including personal Christmas cards and cards made for family and friends; two scrapbooks, 1924-1940 and 1940-1969; announcements for the Print Club of Rochester (some designed by Menihan); preliminary sketches and studies; samples of wallpaper designed and printed by Menihan; architectural drawings by Menihan for his home at 208 Alpine Drive, Rochester, N.Y.; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Printmaker; Rochester, N.Y.


Donated 2000 by Mary M. Barrette, Menihan's daughter.

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How to Cite This Collection

John C. Menihan papers, 1912-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.