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.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
[Identification of item], Mabel Pugh Papers (MSS 188), University Archives and Manuscripts, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Given by Peggy Johnston Alspaugh, June 2001.
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.
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.