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Michael Mazur papers, 1937-2008

Michael Mazur papers, 1937-2008

Mazur, Michael, 1935-2009

Art teacher, Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 21.7 linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter, graphic artist, and art instructor, Michael Mazur measure 21.7 linear feet and date from 1937-2008. Included are biographical material; administrative files; personal and professional correspondence; exhibition and loan files; writings including essays and speeches on art and journals containing notes, thoughts, drafts for lectures, schedules, and ideas and sketches for work; price lists; photographs of Mazur and works of art; works of art, and printed material. Also included is a catalog of Mazur's work in electronic format.

Biographical/Historical Note

Michael Mazur (1935-2009) was a painter, graphic artist, and art instructor in Cambridge, Mass.


Lent for microfilming 1977 and 1998 by Michael Mazur. Material on microfilm and additional papers donated 2018 by Gail Mazur, Michael Mazur's widow.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Portions of the collection including 890 letters (1952-1977), biographical information, essays and speeches on art, price lists, printed material and a transcript of an interview and photographs of Mazur and his work are available on microfilm reels 1337-1338 and 1329 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Journals, 14 v., May 1, 1974- Mar. 13, 1998, are available on microfilm reels 5300-5302 at Archives of American Art offices.

Restrictions on Access

The collection is CLOSED for processing.

How to Cite This Collection

Michael Mazur papers, 1937-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.