Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.amesarth
Creators:
Ames, Arthur Forbes, 1906-1975
Ames, Jean Goodwin, 1903-1986
Dates:
circa 1937-1955
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel
35 frames of microfilm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames papers contain illustrations of murals by Arthur Ames; a biographical sketch of the artists; the WPA-FAP publication Southern California Creates; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Ames (1906-1975) and Jean Goodwin Ames (1903-1986) were painters and enamel artists in California. Jean Goodwin Ames was also an educator and taught at Scripps College and the Claremont Graduate School, where she was honored with the title professor emerita.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel LA9 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lenders, Arthur Ames and Jean Goodwin Ames, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the oral history interview with Arthur and Jean Goodwin Ames, 1965 June 9. Scripps College, Ella Strong Denison Library holds the Jean and Arthur Ames Scrapbook Collection, 1929-1980.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Enamel artists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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