[Christmas cards designed by artist-servicemen]

Collection ID:
American Artists Group
[ca. 1942]
Physical Description:
10 Prints

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
10 Christmas cards made by artist-servicemen in World War II, published by the American Artists Group, ca. 1942. Artists include: Torcum K. Bedayan, Fred J. Brauer, Robert Burns, Edward A. Chavez, Walter de Wolfe, C.L. Hartman, Jr., Joseph W. McDermott, Archie McLean (2), and Bob Majors.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Greeting card company. Founded 1934; New York, N.Y. One of its aims was to popularize contemporary American art by publishing fine reproductions of original etchings, lithographs, drawings and paintings on greeting cards.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 462-483) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1989 by Helen Ransom, who purchased them at a gift shop in the 1940s.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

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Repository Contact
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