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Maynard Dixon papers, 1891-1974

Maynard Dixon papers, 1891-1974

Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946

Muralist, Painter

Collection Information

Size: ca. 1,650 items (on three microfilm reels).

Summary: Poems; BOOK OF WISDOM, edited by Dixon; biographical material and biography by Grant Wallace for W.P.A., 1936; catalogues, printed material, news clippings; Manifesto of California Society of Artists; letters from prominent individuals such as James D. Hart, Ansel Adams, Jacob Zeitlin, suggesting Dixon as subject for a commemorative stamp; and correspondence with "Drygulch Dick," Robert Macbeth, his father, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mural painter (San Francisco, Calif.)


Lent for microfilming 1974 by Edith Hamlin, wife of Maynard Dixon.

Location of Originals

  • Originals were returned to Edith Hamlin after microfilming.

Microfilm rolls 822-824 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.