Collection ID:
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965
Physical Description:
650 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, consisting of 322 letters; biographical material, including a resume; essays about art and other writings, including a play titled "Strings," ca. 1910, written by Cone and Grant Wood, then in high school; a typescript of radio broadcasts; a catalog of Cone's paintings; a photograph album; photographs of Cone and of works of art; bills and receipts; a scrapbook of clippings, catalogs, photographs, letters, and memorabilia; exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Lifelong friends with Grant Wood, and also acquainted with gallery director Ed Rowan.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1366-1367 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Mrs. Marvin Cone, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1977 by Mrs. Marvin Cone.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Iowa Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001