Berniece C. and Leo Meissner Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of a journalist and art critic and of a Maine artist. Included are correspondence with artists, scrapbooks of articles written for the newspaper column Brush Strokes, greeting cards with original art work, brochures of museums and art galleries, photographs, pamphlets, exhibition catalogs.
- Creation: 1956-1970
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Berniece C. Meissner was a journalist and art critic. She wrote a column called Brush Strokes for the Portland, Maine, Sunday telegram under the names Berniece Cram Gill and Bunny Gill.
Leo Meissner was born in Detroit, Mich. He sketched and painted on Monhegan Island in Maine starting in 1923. He produced a notable series of wood engravings of surf and coastal subjects.
3 linear feet (3 boxes)
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Deposited by Mr. and Mrs. Leo Meissner.
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- Guide to the Berniece C. and Leo Meissner Papers
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