Maud Gatewood Collection, 1911 – 2007

Maud Florance Gatewood was a widely recognized Southeastern painter who graduated from the Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1954. In addition to painting, Gatewood was also known for advocacy and involvement in her community as a Caswell County Commissioner and an art instructor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The Maud Gatewood Collection dates from 1911 – 2007 and consists of her correspondence materials, sketchbooks, loose sketches and artwork, exhibition materials, reviews, photographs, and artifacts. The collection documents her career, artwork, as well as aspects of her personal life.