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Opal Thornburg collection on Marcus Mote

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-133

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the clippings, illustrations, and correspondence of Opal Thornburg, related to her research on Marcus Mote. The collection includes biographical sketch of Marcus Mote.

Dates

  • 1947

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Marcus Mote (1817-1898) was a self-taught Quaker artist from Ohio. He lived and worked in Ohio until 1864, when he moved to Richmond, Indiana.

Opal Thornburg (1899-1975) conducted research on artist Marcus Mote. She was the executive assistant to the president of Earlham College, a Quaker college located in Richmond, Indiana.

Extent

1 folders

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the clippings, illustrations, and correspondence of Opal Thornburg, related to her research on Marcus Mote. The collection includes biographical sketch of Marcus Mote.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1121 Henry Joel Cadbury papers
  • HC.MC.1239 Elkinton, Waring family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed February, 2016. Revised by Allison Hall; completed July, 2020.
Title
Opal Thornburg collection on Marcus Mote, 1947
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
February, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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