Clara MacGowan papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.macgclar
Creators:
MacGowan, Clara, 1895-1983
Dates:
1929-1978
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; photographs of MacGowan; and a scrapbook containing letters, newspaper clippings and other printed material, 1929-1932, documenting her work. Also included is an album of photographs of seventy-four paintings by MacGowan compiled in 1977, to facilitate the distribution of her estate.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator; Chicago, Ill. MacGowan was Assistant and later Associate Professor of Art at Northwestern University from 1927-1947, and a frequent lecturer at local women's clubs and exhibitor at the Arts Club of Chicago and the Chicago Society of Artists.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1996 by the Illinois Historical Art Project through Joel Dryer.

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.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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