Florence Millner Arnold papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.arnoflor
Creators:
Arnold, Florence M. (Florence Millner), 1900-1994
Dates:
1900-1994
Languages:
Several printed items relating to Arnold's exhibitions in Italy are in Italian.
Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical documents, correspondence, notes, scattered business records, art work, photographs, video interviews, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3979-3980: Four resumes; award certificates; correspondence; notes, 1954-1975; receipts and certificates of authenticity for Arnold's silkscreens; miscellaneous business records; 45 preliminary drawings for paintings and prints in ink, pencil, crayon & watercolor on paper, mostly signed (28 x 21.6 cm. or smaller), 1960-1970; two spiral sketchbooks (17.4 x 12.3 cm.), 1947-1950, with charcoal, ink & pencil sketches of landscapes and still lifes, signed; newsletters; clippings, 1923-1980; press releases; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1954-1980; programs; miscellaneous printed material; photographs and slides, undated and 1948-1980, of Arnold, her works of art, an exhibition in Rome, 1962, and two photographs of awards. Also included are two transcripts, and one videotape of interviews of Arnold conducted by D. M. Hackbarth and Dona Berkhimer, 1970, and by Anne Riley, 1974, and a videotaped interview with Lyn Gamwell, gallery director, Fullerton College, California, 1975.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Correspondence, photographs, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Serigrapher, painter; Fullerton, Calif. Died 1994. Arnold turned to painting and printmaking after 3 decades of teaching music. Her work is in the Hard-Edge tradition, and has been exhibited in the U.S., and in Madrid, Copenhagen, Florence, Rome, Milan and Venice. She is a charter member of the Los Angeles Museum of Art, and was involved in the Orange County (Calif.) Art Association.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3979-3980 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Videos and material on reels 3979-80 donated 1975-1980 by Florence Arnold. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1994 by Arnold's daughter, Adrienne Chakerian.

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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