De Hirsh Margules letters to Mary Davis Wallace

Collection ID:
Margules, De Hirsh, 1899-1965
Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
De Hirsh Margules letters to Mary Davis Wallace, measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1939-1955. Letters date from 1950-1964. Also included are a couple of notes by Margules, printed material, a silhouette of Roy Wilson, a blank postcard of a painting by Margules, and two drawings by De Hirsh Margules, 1939 and 1955.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
De Hirsh Margules (1899-1965) was a painter and a poet from New York, N.Y. Mary Davis Wallace studied under Margules at Ball State Teacher's College (now Ball State University) and the two maintained a strong friendship.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 2020 by Nancy Showalter, Mary Davis Wallace's daughter.

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Related Materials
The Archives also holds the De Hirsh Margules papers, 1888-2001.

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Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poets -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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