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Guide to the Maynard Dixon Papers, [ca. 1896-1946]
BANC MSS 73/81 c  
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Box 1

Letters written by Maynard Dixon, 1896-1945. Originals and photocopies. Source of photocopies indicated on the items. Arranged chronologically.

 

Letters to Dixon, mainly from fellow artists, arranged alphabetically by author or organization. A partial list of correspondents may be consulted at the end of the report.

 

Letters to Edith Hamlin Dixon. Mainly letters of condolence on nard Dixon's death.

Box 2

Manuscripts of poems (originals and photocopies) by Dixon, arranged alphabetically by title, A-Z.

 

Articles by Dixon: manuscripts (holograph, typescript and revised typescript), mainly re art; some written for newspapers. Clippings for some of the articles also included.

 

Notes, mainly re art, by Dixon

 

Xerox copy of revised typescript of a proposed biography by Grant Wallace (a WPA project), consisting of a chronological outline of Dixon's life and reminiscences by Dixon.

 

Catalog of paintings, drawings, sketches and watercolors. Xerox copy of revised typescript. Articles about Maynard Dixon and his work.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Adams, Ansel Easton, 1902-

 

2 letters to Edith Hamlin Dixon

 

Arizona Highways

 

Letter to Mrs. Dixon, Nov. 22, 1946, by Raymond Carlson

 

Armitage, Merle, 1893-

 

Browne, Francis Granger, 1868-

 

Letter, Oct. 27, 1902. Photocopy. Original in Los Angeles South West Museum. For reference use only.

 

Brugge, David M.

 

Letter, July 14, 1972, to Mrs. Dixon. Writing as curator, Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site. Enclosures:copies of 2 letters by Philip Mills Jones, 1902-1906, to Mr. Hubbell

 

Buff, Conrad, 1886-

 

Letter, [Nov. 1946], to Mrs. Dixon

 

California. State Library, Sacramento

 

Letter, Nov. 30, 1946, to Mrs. Dixon by Mabel R. Gillis

 

Carlson, Raymond, 1906-

 

Clark, Herlad Ray, 1890-

 

Letter, Nov. 21, 1946, to Mrs. Dixon

 

Cuddy, John

 

Letter, July 20, 1936. Copy of letter to Fred S. McCaxgar, re Maynard Dixon's proposed mural for the Arena wall at Salinas

 

Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-

 

Letter, Nov. 16, 1946, to Mrs. Dixon

 

Curran, Charles Courtney, 1861-

 

Davis, Robert Hobart, 1869-1942

 

Letter, Feb. 21, 1923

 

De Young (M. H.) Memorial Museum, San Francisco

 

Letter, Aug. 2, 1935, by Herbert Fleishhacker and Watson Hill

 

Dobie, James Frank, 1888-

 

5 letters, 1939-1945

 

Fleishhacker, Herbert, 1872-1968

 

Garnett, Edna (Foote)

 

Letter, [Nov. 1946], to Mrs. Dixon

 

Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951

 

Letter, Nov. 17, 1946, to Mrs. Dixon

 

Gillis, Mabel Ray, 1882-

 

Hall, Sharlot Mabridth, 1870-

 

2 letters, 1935-1939

 

Hanna, Phil Townsend, 1896-

 

Letter, Mar. 27, 1934

 

Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-

 

Indian Defense Association of Central and Northern California

 

Letter, Feb. 4, 1926

 

Jones, Philip Mills

 

Kurtzworth, Harry Muir, 1887-

 

Los Angeles Art Association

 

Letter, Aug. 7, 1934, by H. M. Kurtzworth

 

Los Angeles Grand Opera Association

 

Letter, Aug. 23, 1927, by Merle Armitage

 

Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928

 

7 letters, 1916-1919. Xerox copies. Originals in Los Angeles Southwest Museum. For reference use only

 

Macbeth, Robert W.

 

2 letters, 1924, re exhibit of Dixon's paintings in New York

 

Millier, Arthur Henry Thomas, 1893-

 

Letter, June 14, 1934. See also letter, Nov. 18, 1946, to Mrs. Dixon

 

Mora, Joseph Jacinto, 1876-1947

 

Letter, June 30, 1946

 

Morley, Grace Louise (McCann), 1900-

 

Letter, Oct. 26, 1934

 

Nation

 

Letter, May 1, 1925, by Mark Van Doren

 

National Academy of Design

 

Letter, Apr. 5, 1932, by Charles C. Curran

 

Partridge, Roi, 1888-

 

Letter, Nov. 16, 1946, to Mrs. Dixon

 

Piazzoni, Gottardo, 1872-

 

Letter, Dec. 30, 1943

 

Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909

 

2 letters, 1891-1895. Photocopy. Originals in National Cowboy Hall of Fame. For reference use only

 

Renner, Frederic Gordon, 1897-

 

Letter, Dec. 10, 1962, to Mrs. Dixon re Charlie Russell and James B. Rankin

 

Rhodes, Eugene Manlove, 1869-1934

 

11 letters, 1927-1932. Photocopies. Originals in the Huntington Library. For reference use only

 

Russell, Charles Marion, 1865-1926

 

2 letters, 1917, and card. Photocopy. Source of originals not known

 

Ryan, Beatrice Judd, ca. 1880-1966

 

Letter, [Nov. 1946], to Mrs. Dixon

 

Sinel, Jo

 

2 letters, 1946-1968, to Mrs. Dixon

 

Smith, Erwin Evans, 1886-1947

 

2 letters, 1928-1939

 

Taylor, Edward De Witt

 

Letter, Aug. 20, 1942. Copy of letter to Mr. George Macy. See also letter, Nov. 23, 1946, to Mrs. Dixon.

 

Tobin, Frank S.

 

4 letters, 1927-1935

 

Van Doren, Mark, 1894-

 

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