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Lilian MacKendrick papers, 1930-1983

MacKendrick, Lilian, 1906-1987



Collection Information

Size: 8 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 3 reels); 1 Linear foot, Addition

Summary: Correspondence; biographical data; diaries; engagement books; desk calendars and notebooks with addresses; financial records; a scrapbook; account books; photographs; and record books.
REELS N69-53 & N69-95: Account books, 1945-1969, articles, scrapbooks, 1945-1969, and photographs of works, 1956-1967.
REEL 96: Record books, 1946-1968, recording sales, and gifts of MacKendrick's works, as well as medium, purchaser, and year of production.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical data; correspondence; diaries; engagement books, desk calendars and notebooks with addresses; financial records; a scrapbook, 1945-1957, containing exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, letters and photographs; photographs; and miscellany.
ADDITION: A scrapbook of photographs and clippings (1955); letters (ca. 1940s-1984) and exhibition catalogs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1906.


Material on reels N69-53, N69-95 & 96 lent for microfilming 1969-1971 by Lilian MacKendrick. She donated unmicrofilmed material, 1974-1984.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reels N69-53, N69-95 & 96: Originals returned to Lilian MacKendrick after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N69-53, N69-95 & 96 available for use 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

Lilian MacKendrick papers, 1930-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.