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Mary Elma Kindred McLeary scrapbook relating to her son Kindred McLeary, 1940-1955

McLeary, Mary Elma Kindred


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet (1 v. on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Scrapbook pertaining to Kindred McLeary containing clippings about his mural series "Scenes of New York" in the Madison Square Post Office, New York City, and in the State Department Building, Washington, D.C.; letters to Mrs. McLeary about Kindred; a catalog and clippings about Kindred's memorial exhibition, October 24, 1949; photographs of Kindred McLeary, and of his studio in Pennsylvania; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mother of Kindred McLeary and wife of Dr. Samuel Barrie McLeary of Weimer, Texas. Formerly, Mary Elma (Mamie) Kindred.


Scrapbook was donated to General Services Administration by Mary Elma Kindred McLeary, mother of Kindred McLeary, and then transferred from GSA to the Archives of American Art.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3813 available at Archives of American Art offfices 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Mary Elma Kindred McLeary scrapbook relating to her son Kindred McLeary, 1940-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.