Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wardlynd
Creators:
Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985
Dates:
1934-1964
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, notes, business records, art works, printed material, and photographs relating to Ward's involvement in the American Artists' Congress (1936-1945), the Artists League of America (1934-1949), the Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions (1944-1948), the Limited Editions Club competition (1932-1957), and the Society of American Graphic Artists (1940-1964). Artists represented in the files include Grace Albee, John Taylor Arms, Fritz Eichenberg, Antonio Frasconi, Jacob Kainen, Clare Leighton, Prentiss Taylor, Max Weber, Stow Wengenroth, Art Young, Adja Yunkers, William Zorach.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lynd Ward (1905-1985) was a printmaker, illustrator, and writer in Cresskill, New Jersey. Illustrated over 100 books. President, Society of American Graphic Artists, 1953-1959.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 141 and 4466-4468 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972-1973 by Lynd Ward.

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
Graphic arts -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Societies, etc. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Book illustrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albee, Grace Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Frasconi, Antonio Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kainen, Jacob Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leighton, Clare, 1899- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wengenroth, Stow, 1906-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Young, Art, 1866-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zorach, William, 1887-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weber, Max, 1881-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists League of America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Limited Editions Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of American Graphic Artists Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Artists' Congress Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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