Archives of American Art

Edith Hamlin : a California artist

Collection ID:
Hagerty, Donald J.
Physical Description:
180 Pages
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A transcript of an interview of Edith Hamlin conducted by Donald J. Hagerty for the American Studies Program at the University of California at Davis, November 29, 1979 - March 4, 1980. Hamlin discusses her career and the life and works of her husband Maynard Dixon. Also included are photographs of Hamlin and her works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hamlin: mural painter; b. 1902. Active in California and Southwestern U.S. during the period from 1920-1946. She was a major figure in the San Francisco art scene in the 20's and worked for the WPA and the PWAP during the Depression.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1982 by Donald J. Hagerty.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamlin, Edith -- Interviews. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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