Archives of American Art

Morris Graves papers

Collection ID:
Graves, Morris, 1910-
Physical Description:
100 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
44 personal letters to Merita Mills from Graves, 1932-1937, and 3 letters to his sister, Celia, 1935-1936; photographs of Graves, his family, an unidentified woman, and a painting, "Millenium Light"; notes and writings; printed material; and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Washington. Graves was a member of the Seattle area progressive artists' collective known as the "Group of Twelve."

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 909 available for use only at Archives of American Art offices.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Margaret Pomeroy Hoover, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1975 by Margaret Pomeroy Hoover.

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 -- Washington (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills, Merita Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graves, Celia Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Group of Twelve (Seattle, Wash.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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