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Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2002

Margret Craver Withers papers, 1926-2002

Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-2010

Metal-worker, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 11.5 linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, business records, subject files, teaching files, exhibition files, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, works of art, printed material, and audio visual material relating to Margret Craver Withers' career as a silversmith.

Biographical/Historical Note

Margret Craver Withers (1907-2010) was a silversmith in Boston, Mass., New York, N.Y., and West Newbury, Mass.

Provenance

Donated by Margret Craver Withers, 1971-1998, in 2011 by Josephine Withers, Margret Craver Withers' daughter, and in 2014 by Judith Childs, a friend of Withers, with the exception of 3 reels of motion picture film which were donated 1975 by Handy and Harman.

Funding

Funding for the preservation and transfer of motion picture film provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.

Microfilm reel 136 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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.