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Finding Aid for the Mabel Pugh Papers, 1988-1999 and undated

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Abstract

Mabel Pugh (1891-1986) was an artist and a teacher of art and art history. The Mabel Pugh Papers date from 1988 to 1999 and include a biographical sketch, a print entitled The City, a postcard of The Floral Map of North Carolina, and a letter.

Administrative Information

Collection Number

MSS 188

Extent

4 items.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mabel Pugh Papers (MSS 188), University Archives and Manuscripts, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Acquisitions Information

Given by Peggy Johnston Alspaugh, June 2001.

Biographical Note

Mabel Pugh (1891-1986) was an artist and a teacher of art and art history. She created over 265 oil paintings; over 200 works in watercolor, goache, pastel, charcoal, pencil, pen and ink, and fingerpaints; and over 200 prints. She is best known for her floral map of North Carolina. Pugh was instrumental in Lois Lenski’s choice of Woman’s College (now UNCG) as a repository for Lenski's collection of children's book materials.

Description of Collection

The collection includes a biographical sketch written by Pugh's niece, Ellen Stone Scott, a print entitled The City featuring the skyline of Greensboro, a postcard of The Floral Map of North Carolina, and a letter to Peggy Johnston Alspaugh.

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