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Marcella Brenner journals, 1962-2000

Brenner, Marcella, 1912-2007



Collection Information

Size: 4.4 Linear feet

Summary: Approximately 120 journals, calendars, and datebooks written by Marcella Brenner subsequent to the death of her second husband, Morris Louis. The journals contains accounts from memory of Brenner's life with Louis.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marcella Brenner (1912-2007) was an educator and philanthropist in Washington, D.C. Brenner was married to artist Morris Louis.


Donated 2013 by Marcella Brenner via the Marcella Brenner Revocable Trust, co-trustee Ann M. Garfinkle.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Marcella Brenner journals, 1962-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.