Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.danimell
Creators:
Daniel, Mell, 1899-1975
Dates:
1916-1976
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
38 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Membership card for the Society of Independent Artists, 1920; a letter, undated, from newspaper cartoonist Clive Weed and his wife Helen Torr Weed (later Helen Torr Dove), encouraging Daniel to continue his painting, and offering to take Daniel's drawings to show them in Philadelphia; fragment from a sheet of cartoon drawings regarding war bonds; a photocopy of an unidentified pencil portrait; exhibition announcements, including Daniel's first show at the Modern Gallery, 1917, Independents' Studio exhibitions, 1917-18, Fischbach Gallery, 1970, and a catalog of Fischbach's memorial exhibition, 1976; 6 color photographs of paintings, 1972; clippings regarding the Independents' shows, 1916-1921, his exhibitions at Fischbach Gallery, 1970-1973, his memorial exhibition, and his obituary; and 4 typewritten sheets summarizing press clippings and listing his exhibits.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 1031-1081) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1978 and 1991 by Mina Daniel, widow of Mell Daniel.

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
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weed, Clive R., 1884-1936 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of Independent Artists (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fischbach Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modern Gallery (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Independent's Studio (Art gallery : New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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