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Marion Greenwood papers, 1883

Contents and Arrangement

This collection is arranged as three series.

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Series 1: Biographical Materials , circa 1960
1 Folder
Box 1

This series consists of a resume written circa 1960 which details Marion Greenwood's education, professional experiences, exhibitions, and achievements.
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Biographical Materials, circa 1960
1
1

Series 2: Printed Materials , 1883, 1937-1960, bulk 1937-1960
4 Folders
Box 1

This series consists of printed materials including representation of Greenwood's work in commercial publications, including an advertisement by Abbott Laboratories; a profile of Greenwood written by Henry Salpeter for American Artist; exhibition announcements and catalogs, including a pamphlet for a proposed architectural work at the New York 1939 World's Fair where Marion exhibited; and a clipping from Demorest's Monthly Magazine from 1883.
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Commercial Artwork, circa 1945
1
2
Demorest's Monthly Magazine clipping, 1883
1
3
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1937-1960
1
4
Salpeter, Henry. "Marion Greenwood", 1948
1
5

Series 3: Photographic materials , circa 1933-circa 1960
0.3 Linear feet
Box 1-2, OV 3

This series consists of photographic material including black and white originals, negatives, copies, and snapshots, primarily documenting Marion Greenwood's work as a muralist and painter. Work created from 1932 to 1955 is represented, including murals, paintings, and sketches commissoned by the Mexican government, the WPA Federal Arts Program, Abbott Laboratories pharmaceutical company, and others, as well as non-commissioned work. Photographs of the artist show Greenwood painting, with Mexican Muralist Diego Rivera, who inspired Greenwood to paint murals in his style; sculptor and designer Isama Noguchi; friends; and family.
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Photographs of Abbott Laboratories War Art drawings, circa 1944-circa 1960
(2 folders)
1
6-7
Photogaphs of Abbott Laboratories War Art paintings, circa 1944-circa 1960
1
8
Photographs of artist, 1936-1949
1
9
Photographic negatives of artist, circa 1936
1
10
Photographs of Camden, NJ housing project mural (oversized materials housed in OV 3) , circa 1936
Oversized material housed in OV 3
1
11
Photographs of Crossville, TN post office mural, circa 1936
1
12
Photographs of exhibition, circa 1940-circa 1960
1
13
Photograph of Hotel Taxqueno Mural, 1932
1
14
Photograph of Mercado Abelardo Rodriguez mural, circa 1932-circa 1936
1
15
Photographs of paintings
(3 folders)
2
1-3
Photographs of Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY housing project mural, 1939-1940
2
4
Photographs of Rodriguez Civic Center mural, circa 1935
2
5
Photographs of University St. Nicolas Hidalgo mural, circa 1934
2
6
Photographs of University of Tennessee, Knoxville mural, circa 1955
2
7
Oversized photograph of Camden, NJ housing project mural from Box 1, folder 10
OV 3

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