Buckley Mac-Gurrin papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.macgbuck
Creators:
Mac-Gurrin, Buckley, 1896-1971
Dates:
1927-1962
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
150 Items
Reels LA2, LA4 and LA7
0.5 Linear feet
Addition
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REELS LA2, LA4 and LA7: Scrapbook, 1927-1962, containing mostly newspaper clippings, articles, catalogs and announcements of Mac-Gurrins exhibitions, miscellaneous papers, mostly relating to the Federal Art Project in California, 1937-1938, including government forms, studies for murals, letters about Mac-Gurrin's work, photographs. Also included are the script of the dedication of the Los Angeles Hall of Records murals, May 20, 1939, a paper on the Old Butterfield Stage Trail, experiments on painted petrachrome slabs, experiments on sgraffito technique, memoranda, time sheets, and notes.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Scrapbooks, exhibition announcements and catalogs. Note: Portions previously lent for microfilming (reels LA2,4,7).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mural painter; Los Angeles, Calif.; b. 1896; d. 1971.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels LA2, LA4 and LA7 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels LA2, LA4 and LA7: Originals returned to Buckley Mac-Gurrin after microfilming in 1964. Note: Addition rcvd. in 1994 contains some material previously lent for microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels LA2, LA4 and LA7 lent for microfilming 1964 by Buckley Mac-Gurrin; portions were subsequently donated in 1994 by Arthur Cohen, husband of Mac-Gurrin's student and family friend, Barbara Cohen.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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