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Creator:
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907-2010  Search this
Subject:
Kuhn, Irene  Search this
Gilpin, Laura  Search this
Hill, Reginald H.  Search this
Fleming, Erik  Search this
Craig, Nancy  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Handy & Harman (Firm)  Search this
Towle Mfg. Company  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sketches
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Illustrated notebooks
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
9.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Summary:
Biographical material, correspondence, business records, subject files, teaching files, exhibition files, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, works of art, printed material, and audio visual material relating to Margret Craver Withers' career as a silversmith.
Citation:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1908-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 136 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Funding:
Funding for the preservation and transfer of motion picture film provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
Biography Note:
Margret Craver Withers (1907-2010) was a silversmith in Boston, Mass., New York, N.Y., and West Newbury, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated by Margret Craver Withers, 1971-1998, in 2011 by Josephine Withers, Margret Craver Withers' daughter, and in 2014 and 2019 by Judith Childs, a friend of Withers, with the exception of 3 reels of motion picture film which were donated 1975 by Handy and Harman.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Jewelers  Search this
Silverwork  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Silversmiths  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9358
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211554
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Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211554