Ethel Magafan photograph and printed material

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.magaethe
Creators:
Magafan, Ethel, 1915 or 6-1993
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Dates:
1950-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
54 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs and printed materials relating to Magafan's painting career.
Scope and Contents
Reel 3134: Photograph, ca. 1950, of Ethel and Jenne Magafan taken by Konrad Cramer; and printed material, 1952-1982, including exhibition catalogs, announcements, a poster, and a newsletter.
Scope and Contents
Reel NDA 14: Invitations and notifications of various competitions for the Section of Fine Arts, included are photographs, specifications of areas to be decorated, and correspondence particularly from Edward Rowan.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ethel Magafan (1915 or 6-1993) was a mural and landscape painter from Colorado. Painted murals for the WPA. Jenne Magafan was her twin sister.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3134 & NDA 14 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel NDA 14 lent for microfilming 1964, material on reel 3134 donated 1982 all by Ethel Magafan.

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
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magafan, Jenne, 1916-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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