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Millard, Betty [Photographs from the Betty Millard collection of Margaret Wentworth Owings materials].
BANC PIC 2014.219--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2014.219--AX; BANC PIC 2014.219--B B box 1; BANC PIC 2014.219--C folder 1; ...
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Title:

[Photographs from the Betty Millard collection of Margaret Wentworth Owings materials]

Creator/Contributor:

Millard, Betty, creator, collector.

Abstract:

Chiefly snapshots documenting the family life of Margaret Wentworth Owings, her first husband Malcolm Millard, their daughter Wendy Owings and her family. Also includes paintings by Margaret Wentworth Owings depicting a colonial town in Mexico (C folder 1); a view of Lafler Canyon, Calif. (C folder 2); and an abstract view of a houseboat on the Bosphorous (B box 1).

Date:

[approximately 1937-1988] (issued)

Subject:

Owings, Margaret Wentworth -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Betty Millard.
IN-PROCESS COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Gift ; of Olivia Millard ; 2014.
Margaret Wentworth Owings was born in Berkeley, Califl., in 1913; graduated Mills College in 1934; completed art studies at Harvard University in 1935; an environmentalist, she founded of Friends of the Sea Otter, served on the California State Park Commission and participated in many other environmental groups and efforts. Her first husband was Malcolm Stuart Millard, with whom she had a daughter, Wendy. Her second husband was Nathaniel Alexander Owings, co-founder of the architectural firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Margaret Wentworth Owings died in 1999.
Betty Millard was a prominent second-wave feminist and sister-in-law of Margaret Wentworth Owings.
Transferred from the Betty Millard collection of Margaret Wentworth Owings materials (BANC MSS 2014/190)

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

Approximately 100 photographs and 3 paintings in 2 boxes and 3 oversize folders : chiefly gelatin silver ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2014.219--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2014.219--AX
BANC PIC 2014.219--B B box 1
BANC PIC 2014.219--C folder 1
BANC PIC 2014.219--C folder 2
BANC PIC 2014.219

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

IN-PROCESS COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

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Betty Millard collection of Margaret Wentworth Owings materials : Millard, Betty.