Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gassmord
Creators:
Gassner, Mordi, 1899-1995
Dates:
1929-1981
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information, correspondence, a scrapbook, art work, photographs, and a booklet designed by Gassner.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2399: A scrapbook containing biographical information, letters, photographs of Gassner, his art work, and exhibitions, notes and statements; 3 portfolios containing lithographs, studies, sketches; and scaled plans for his "Mural Monument to Modern Culture."
Scope and Contents
REEL 2812: A booklet designed by Gassner containing 8 photographs of drawings for a proposed mural and notes; an exhibition catalog, 1933; and 2 photographs of a gouache on paper entitled "Struggle."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, designer, illustrator, mural painter; New York, N.Y. and Drake's Branch, Va. Gassner died in 1995. Born in New York, Gassner painted murals for the WPA, and for Temple House and the Granada Hotel, both in Brooklyn, N.Y., and for the Long Island Court House. He was an illustrator for Du Pont monthly, RKO Yearbook, Eminent American Illustrators.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 2399: Material returned to the lender, Mordi Gassner, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 2399 lent for microfilming 1982 by Mordi Gassner; provenance of material on reel 2812 is unknown.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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