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Nell Blaine papers, 1942-1985

Blaine, Nell Blair Walden, 1922-1996


Collection Information

Size: 2.9 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter Nell Blaine measure 2.9 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1985. Found are biographical material, scattered artwork, correspondence, writings, business records, printed material, and photographs. Also included are papers relating to the estate of Blaine's friend, Howard Griffin.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nell Blaine (1922-1996) was a painter and illustrator from Richmond, Virginia, and was active in New York City.


Nell Blaine lent a portion of her papers for microfilming on reel D311. She later donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1980 and 1985. The Howard Griffin papers included in the collection were received by Blaine as executrix of Griffin's estate.

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Language Note

English .


Processing of this collection received Federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program