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John Groth papers, 1930-1986

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Creator:
Groth, John, 1908-1988
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
ADDITION: 15 items
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.
Summary:
Biographical material, artwork, photographs, printed material and letters.
REEL D287: Biographical information; correspondence, primarily professional; clippings; book and art reviews; legal and personal documents; exhibition catalogs; photographs of Groth and his work; 8 small sketchbooks and a portfolio of sketches covering his artistic activities during World War II; and 10 sketchbooks and a portfolio of drawings on the Korean War.
UNMICROFILMED: Groth's birth certificate; art, education and military awards, 1948-1980; a few sketches, 5 sketchbooks, 2 watercolor paintings and many ink sketches; photographs of Groth's illustration class, works of art, Korea and Vietnam; and printed material, including newspapers, clippings, magazines, book covers and catalogs, 1930-1982.
ADDITION: Fifteen pen and ink and water color sketches by John Groth, ca. 1951.
Citation:
John Groth papers, 1930-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D287 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel D287: Originals returned to the lender, John Groth, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Art instructor, painter, book illustrator, war correspondent; New York, NY; d. 1988.
Provenance:
Material on reel D287 lent for microfilming 1966 by Groth. Unmicrofilmed materials donated 1988 by Patricia Dowling, a relative of Groth. Addition donated by Anita MacGregor, wife of Greg MacGregor who was given the sketches by Groth.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art teachers
Illustrators
Painters
Photograph albums
Photographs
Sketchbooks
War in art
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8303
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210474
AAA_collcode_grotjohn
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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