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Margaret D. Engle letters from artists, 1937-1943

Engle, Margaret D.

Editor, Author


Collection Information

Size: 15 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Eleven letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Adolph Dehn, Reginald Marsh, and Grant Wood; two illustrated letters from John Steuart Curry; brief writings by Reginald Marsh about himself, Benton and Wood; and a fourteen-page, handwritten response by Benton in answer to a questionnaire sent by Engle.

Biographical/Historical Note

Editor; Madison, Wisconsin and Stockton, California. As a staff writer and editor of a small, World War II era periodical, Ms. Engle contacted several prominent contemporary artists as subjects for articles.


Donated 1981 by Margaret D. Engle.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2236 available 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

Margaret D. Engle letters from artists, 1937-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.