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Margarita Gibbons papers, 1938-1975

Gibbons, Margarita, 1900 or 6-1976



Collection Information

Size: 2.6 Linear feet

Summary: Ca. 1,500 letters and sketches from Gibbon's husband, painter and cartoonist Arthur Getz. Most of the letters were written during World War II when Getz was in the army stationed in the Philippines and the United States; scrapbooks; clippings; catalogs; sketchbooks; and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1906; d. 1976 Her first husband was Camilo Egas, whom she brought to the United States. Her second husband was cartoonist and painter Arthur Getz.


Arthur Getz letters donated by William Gibbons, nephew of Margarita Gibbons, June 1977. Photographs, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, and other material donated by Ma

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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Margarita Gibbons papers, 1938-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.