Mary Greene Blumenschein Collection
Identifier: AC 410
Scope and Content
The collection consists of correspondence between Mary Greene Blumenschein and her husband Ernest L. Blumenschein (1874-1960) and their daughter Helen G. Blumenschein (1910-1989). The content of these letters discusses artistic matters and the state of the world during World War II. There is an itemized inventory in each folder of the correspondence. The collection also contains a small amount of personal items: passports, certificates, notices, financial papers, and one medical receipt.
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The collection is open for research.
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Mary Greene Blumenschein was born in 1869. She lived and painted in Paris at the turn of the 20th century where she won the Paris Salon Third Medal in 1900. She became the second woman and first American to win the Paris Salon Second Medal in 1902. In 1905, she married Ernest Leonard Blumenschein in Paris. They worked together as illustrators until 1919 when they moved permanently to Taos, New Mexico. In 1922, she gave up painting to study jewelry at the Pratt Institute in New York. She continued working in that field until her death. She returned to painting from 1929 through 1931.
1.0 linear foot
- Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
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- Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087
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- Inventory of the Mary Greene Blumenschein Collection, 1900-1958
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- Processed by Kathryn Robbins
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- Finding aid is in English
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