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Maud Cabot Morgan papers, 1938-circa 1994

Morgan, Maud Cabot, 1903-1999

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of abstract expressionist painter Maud Cabot Morgan measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1938-circa 1994. The papers include biographical material, letters, printed material, and a video recording. Biographical material consists of a resume for Maud Cabot Morgan. There are two letters (photocopies) that concern Morgan's honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the Massachusetts College of Art. Printed material consists of clippings, exhibition announcements, and catalogs. One videocassette includes footage for 1986 Museum School Show, the 1994 exhibition "90 in the 90s," and an interview conducted by Gail Harris.

Biographical/Historical Note

Maud Cabot Morgan (1903-1999) was a painter in Massachusetts. She attended Barnard College, the Sorbonne in Paris, and the Columbia Architecture School. She also studied at the Art Students League with Kimon Nikolaides and Hans Hofmann. Morgan traveled extensively throughout Asia and Europe and began painting in Paris in 1926. In the 1930s, she lived in Munich, Germany, and Murray Bay, Canada. From 1940-1948, Morgan was a teacher at the Abbot Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Between 1938 and 1982, Morgan exhibited her work at the Julian Levy Gallery, Betty Parsons Gallery, and the Margaret Brown Gallery, among others.

Provenance

Maud Morgan first lent material for microfilming in 1974. She gave additional papers 1985. Two VHS tapes were donated anonymously in circa 1994.

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