Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.aschmary
Creators:
Ascher, Mary G. (Mary Goldman), b. 1900
Dates:
1943-1980
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.8 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; correspondence, photographs, printed material; writings; financial records; and guest books.
Scope and Contents
REELS 833 and 865: 33 letters received; 85 catalogs and announcements; 143 clippings; 83 photographs of her with works or friends; biographical material; a book of poetry and paintings by Ascher; and 2 photographic series with commentary entitled "Corridors of Power in Contemporary American Life" and "Women and the Bible."
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material; correspondence; photographs and slides of Ascher and her work; poetry; writings and notes by Ascher; a notebook of her project "Corridors of Power in Contemporary America Life," 1970; financial records; 4 guestbooks from galleries; exhibition catalogs, announcements, magazines, press releases and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, printmaker, stained glass artist; New York City. Awarded Huntington Hartford Foundation Fellowship in 1961 to complete 12 oil paintings on Women of the Old Testament and Aprocrypha.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 833 and 865 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1969 and 1981 by Mary Ascher.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts in the Bible Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Stained glass artists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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