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Marcia Marcus papers, 1928-2016, bulk 1950-2000

Marcia Marcus papers, 1928-2016, bulk 1950-2000

Marcus, Marcia, 1928-


Collection Information

Size: 8.3 linear feet

Summary: Biographical information relating to Marcia Marcus' childhood and career including appointment books; correspondence with friends and artists, miscellaneous writings; financial material, tape recordings, 35mm filmstrips; photographs, slides and negatives of Marcus, her family, friends, and her works of art; works of art including sketchbooks and drawings and printed material including exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings and other printed material documenting the career of painter and educator Marcia Marcus.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marcia Marcus (1928- ) is a painter and educator, New York, N.Y.


Donated by Marcia Marcus, 1974-1982 and 2016 by Kate Prendergast, Marcia Marcus' daughter. One ft. of material was received via Syracuse University, who had received Marcus' papers ca. 1978.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Marcia Marcus papers, 1928-2016, bulk 1950-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.