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Gerald Mast papers, [ca. 1928-1971]

Creator:
Mast, Gerald, 1908-1971
Subject:
Carroll, John
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.5 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical sketches; correspondence with Mast's family and others; photographs of Mast, his family, John Carroll's art class at the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit and other art classes, WPA murals, and other works of art; three sketchbooks, 1935-1952; ca. 50 loose sketches; writings, including manuscripts of "Egg Tempera" and "Philosophy of Art"; exhibition catalogues; clippings; and printed materials.
ADDITION: Correspondence, photographs, a sketchbook, 1928, and drawings from the 1930's and 1940's, including a sketch for the mural, "Nature's Kin" for the Children's Section of the Herrick Public Library, Holland, Mich.
Citation:
Gerald Mast papers, [ca. 1928-1971]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, mural painter, mosaicist, and educator, Grand Rapids, Mich./Providence, R.I.
Provenance:
Donated 1978-1982 by Gerald Mast's daughter, Mrs. Gordon V.K. (Betsey M.) Reid.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Mosaicists
Muralists
Painters
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5639
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208473
AAA_collcode_mastgera
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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