Collection ID:
Mood, Martha, 1908-1972
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters; photographs; printed material; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3316: An invitation and catalog, 1972, for an exhibition of Mood's stitcheries, ceramics, sculpture and photography at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston; 4 newspaper clippings; a letter to Roger and Mary Louise Mood from Martha and Beau Mood, 1965; and an undated photograph of Mood.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3449: Material gathered by Martha Mood's agent, Lester Kierstead Henderson, including photocopies of letters to Henderson from Ansel Adams, Ronald Reagan and others, thanking him for the book THE SUBLIME HERITAGE OF MARTHA MOOD, by Henderson and Shirley Koploy; printed material about ordering Martha Mood dye transfer reproductions, stichery greeting cards, and calendars; clippings; 2 calenders MANY MOODS, 1984 and 1985, illustrated with stitcheries by Mood; 4 photographs of Mood, Henderson, and ceramic works by Mood.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Tapestry artist, ceramist, sculptor; San Antonio, Tex. Married name Martha Mood Lehmann.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3316 & 3449 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 3316: Originals returned to the lender, W. Roger Mood, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Material on reel 3449 donated 1982 by Lester K. Henderson, Martha Mood's agent. Material on reel 3316 lent for microfilming 1983 by W. Roger Mood, Mood's cousin by marriage.

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
Art, American -- Texas -- San Antonio Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tapestry -- Texas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Texas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tapissiers -- Texas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henderson, Lester Kierstead Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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