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Merlin F. Pollock papers, 1936-1979

view Merlin F. Pollock papers, 1936-1979 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Pollock, Merlin F., 1905-1996
Subject:
Siporin, Mitchell
Federal Art Project (Ill.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 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:
Correspondence; slides and photographs of art work; catalogs and clippings; photographs, watercolor studies, and a detailed listing of mural projects in civic buildings and schools done by Pollock and other artists, including Mitchell Siporin, for the Illinois Federal Art Project; clippings and photocopied correspondence concerning the portrait of Lt. Commander Waldron painted by Pollock; Syracuse University School of Art annual reports; lithographs; and watercolors.
Citation:
Merlin F. Pollock papers, 1936-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, educator; Chicago, Ill. and Syracuse, N.Y. Teaches at Syracuse University School of Art. Was a muralist as well as supervisor of the Chicago Federal Art Project.
Provenance:
Donated 1979-1983 by Merlin F. Pollock.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Educators
Federal aid to the arts
Mural painters
Mural painting and decoration
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8821
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211006
AAA_collcode_pollmerl
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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