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Allyn Cox papers relating to U.S. Capitol murals, 1970-1974

Creator:
Cox, Allyn, 1896-1982
Subject:
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
21 items ( on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A resume, undated; a cost estimate by Cox for designing and executing mural decorations in the U.S. Capitol, 1970; a letter, 1974, from the Office of the Architect of the Capitol to the Capitol Historical Society enclosing photocopies of printed material pertinent to the unveiling and dedication of the Capitol rotunda frieze in 1954; miscellaneous printed material, 1971-1974; and 15 photographs of the murals in the Capitol.
Citation:
Allyn Cox papers relating to U.S. Capitol murals, 1970-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3975 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter and muralist; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by Committee on House Administration, via Cindy Szady.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mural painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7333
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209486
AAA_collcode_coxallym
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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