Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Marian Hettner Grunbaum Papers, 1952-1980, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.grunmari
Creators:
Grunbaum, Marian Hettner, 1894-2000
Dates:
1952-1980
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:
The scattered papers of painter Marian Hettner Grunbaum measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1952 to 1980. Papers include an autobiographical sketch and a resume, printed material, and slides of works of art.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The scattered papers of painter Marian Hettner Grunbaum measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1952 to 1980. Papers include an autobiographical sketch and a resume, printed material, and slides of works of art.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Marian Hettner Grunbaum (1894-2000) was a painter and violinist active primarily in Houston, Texas.
Grunbaum was born in Germany and studied at the University of Heidelberg after World War I. She left Germany in 1937 with her husband, Franz Victor Grunbaum, in the wake of Hitler's rise to power. The Grunbaum's settled in Houston, Texas, where Grunbaum enrolled in art school in 1950 after raising her children. She exhibited her work extensively into her mid-eighties.

Administration
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Sponsor
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Existence and Location of Copies
Portions of the collection are available on 35mm microfilm reel 2081 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Marian H. Grunbaum donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1980.
Processing Information
The papers received preliminary arrangement after receipt and were microfilmed on reel 2081. The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2022 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Marian Hettner Grunbaum papers, 1952-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds an interview of Marian Hettner Grunbaum conducted 1980 May 14, by Sandra Curtis Levy.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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