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William Ashby McCloy papers, 1926-1988

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Creator:
McCloy, William Ashby, 1913-2000
Subject:
Caesar, Doris
Curry, John Steuart
Marsh, Reginald
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft.
Addition: 4.0 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 data; correspondence, 1940-1970; financial material; lists of exhibitions; price lists; a notebook, ca. 1926-1949, containing a list of McCloy's works with notes on his painting technique; writings, 1931-1973; class outlines and notes; clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1936-1981; 5 scrapbooks, 1936-1954, containing letters and printed material; 15 sketches for a school catalog, ca. 1950; 7 "Dynamic Symmetry" study sketches by John Steuart Curry; and 39 photographs of McCloy, his wife, friends, and works of art, including four of sculpture by Doris Caesar.
ADDITION: Biographical information; 4 letters, including a letter from John Steuart Curry, a letter from Curry to Reginald Marsh asking technical questions about paint combinations and mediums, Marsh's illustrated reply, and a follow-up postcard (1942); course notes taken as a student and files kept as an instructor; and a video recording of McCloy's comments on the 1991 exhibition, "William A. McCloy in Retrospect: Themes and Issues."
Citation:
William Ashby McCloy papers, 1926-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker, art historian, and educator; Connecticut; b. 1913
Provenance:
Donated by William A. McCloy, 1979-1992.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Educators
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Photographs
Printmakers
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7941
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210109
AAA_collcode_mcclwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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