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A Finding Aid to the Marchal Landgren papers, 1881-circa 1982, bulk 1930-1975

Marchal Landgren papers, 1881-circa 1982, bulk 1930-1975

Landgren, Marchal E., 1907-1983

Librarian, Art historian, Educator, Author

Collection Information

Size: 14.3 linear feet

Summary: The papers of Washington, D.C. art historian, librarian, author, educator, and art consultant Marchal Landgren measure 14.3 linear feet and date from 1881 to circa 1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1975. Included are biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, professional and organization files, research projects' files, scattered personal business records, printed materials, two clippings scrapbooks, photographical materials, and scattered artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marchal E. Landgren (1907-1983) was an art historian, librarian, educator, author, and art consultant, active in New York and Washington, D.C.

Provenance

The Marchal Landgren papers were donated by Landgren in 1974, and by the Landgren estate via David Huddle in 1983.

Funding

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.