Marchal Landgren papers, 1928-1983.

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Landgren, Marchal E. Marchal Landgren papers, 1928-1983.

Marchal Landgren papers, 1928-1983.

Art and research files containing correspondence, photographs, and notes on 100 artists, photographers, institutions, organizations, publications, and other subjects including: Berenice Abbott, the Art Students League, Artists Equity Association, Milton Avery, George Collins Cox, Jose de Creeft, Aline Fruhauf, William Morris Hunt, Robert Loftin Newman (3 linear ft.), Elizabeth McCausland, Tadeusz Lapinski, Charles Logasa, the Municipal Art Committee of New York, the New School for Social Research, University of Maryland, and others; manuscripts, typescripts, and notes; a scrapbook of clippings; financial records; and printed materials. Also included are biographical and genealogical material, photographs of Landgren and works of art, miscellaneous correspondence, and art works. Notable among the photographs are 14 by George C. Cox of Rudyard Kipling, Clyde Fitch, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Madame Fanny Janauschek, Donald G. Mitchell, and others, one by Berenice Abbott, "Barclay Street Ferry," and a Christmas card from her to Landgren, and one of Juliana Force by Cecil Beaton.

16 linear ft.

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