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Guide to the Maynard Dixon Papers, [ca. 1896-1946]
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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




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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