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Marguerite Cravens Hughes papers

 Collection — Folder: S221
Identifier: S0221

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a postcard from Marguerite Cravens Hughes on July 3, 1944 regarding personal matters.


  • 1944/07/03

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Marguerite Cravens Hughes was born in Kentucky on November 24, 1906 to Richard and Mary Cravens. She was one of twelve siblings. She studied art at the University of Louisville, the Louisville Art Center, and with Ilona Royce-Smithkin and John Michael Carter. She had paintings accepted in numerous juried shows, several one person shows, and won numerous awards. Her paintings, in oil, watercolor, and ink, are located in many public and private collections. She lived in Southern Indiana. She died on October 20, 1994 and is buried in the Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky.

Information found in executive file.

"Hughes, Marguerite Cravens". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/06/25.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Marguerite Hughes on 1991/07.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/06 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield . EAD finding aid created 2014/06/25 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.