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Minna Wright Citron papers, 1930-1980

Citron, Minna Wright, 1896-1991

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; writings; sketches; exhibition catalogs and announcements; typescripts; and clippings.

REEL 97: Career resumes and commentary by colleagues; correspondence; carbon copies of 15 Citron letters from Paris, 1947; articles and lectures on abstract art, particulary its state in Cuba and Brazil, and on art education; English translations of 4 foreign language articles about Citron; catalogs, announcements, price lists and information on specific paintings, including exhibitions in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, London, Havana, Paris and Madrid; clippings, photographs of Citron and her work; and 5 pencil and pen and ink sketches.

REEL 268: Correspondence, including family, personal and professional material; material on VENUS THROUGH THE AGES by Citron and Jan Gelb; typescripts, including a short story and several articles; photographs, clippings and catalogs.

UNMICROFILMED: Biographical data; correspondence; exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings; photos of Citron and her works of art; and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and printmaker; New York, N.Y.; d. 1991.


Donated 1968-1981 by Minna Wright Citron.

Related Materials

Minna Citron papers also at Syracuse University.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 97 and 268 available at Archives of American Art offices 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Minna Wright Citron papers, 1930-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.