Rachael Griffin papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.grifrach
Creators:
Griffin, Rachael
Dates:
1900-1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, family, personal and business correspondence, 1919-1983, correspondence with Suzy Bradbury; photographs of Griffin; material on Timberline, Friends of Timberline, and Contemporary Crafts Association including committee reports, organizational bylaws, artists' correspondence, exhibition and publication files, ca. 1975-1983; files on artists, art organizations and art-related subjects; published and unpublished writings and lectures by Griffin; and material related to Griffin's interest in graphology.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Museum curator and art instructor. Born in 1906, died 1983. Griffin studied at the University of Oregon from 1924-1926, and at the Museum Art School in 1929. She was an art instructor and in 1960 became curator at the Portland Art Museum. For 20 years she produced weekly radio broadcasts entitled "At the Art Museum".

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1988 by Andrew Griffin, the son of Rachael Griffin.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Box inventory available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Oregon -- Portland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women museum curators -- Oregon -- Portland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curators -- Oregon -- Portland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portland Art Museum (Or.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Crafts Association Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Friends of Timberline Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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