Emily and William Muir papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.muiremil
Creators:
Muir, Emily, 1904-
Muir, William H. (William Horace), 1902-1964
Dates:
[ca. 1930]-1996
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
0.8 Linear feet
Addition
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; correspondence; photographs of Emily and William Muir, her work, and houses she designed; a scrapbook containing letters, photographs of work, and clippings about Muir and her husband; price list of paintings by Muir; a publisher's agreement for a book, "Two Cents an Acre"; illustrations by Muir of a novel, "Small Potatoes" (N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940) and other publications; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; a sheet of sketches for sculpture by William Muir; and posthumous exhibition material relating to William Muir and a grant application for casting work by him.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Emily Muir is a painter, sculptor, and architect; her husband, William, a sculptor; Stonington Me.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1993 & 1996 by Emily Muir. Additional papers are expected.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women architects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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