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Octavio Medellin papers, 1932-1979

Creator:
Medellin, Octavio, 1907 or 8-1999
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
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:
Correspondence; biographical information; photographs; writings and notes; business records; exhibition catalogs; and printed material.
REELS 2246-2247: Biographical information; a proposal by the Creative Arts Center of Dallas to include a sculpture by Medellin in the Dallas City Hall; correspondence (some in Spanish); exhibition catalogs; printed material; and photographs of Medellin and his work. The proposal contains biographical information, lists of exhibitions and works, photos of his work, and testimonial letters.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical information; correspondence; slides of Medellin and friends, his work, and his students' work; writings and notes; business records, including papers concerning commissioned mosiacs and sculpture; printed material; ca. 400 photographs and negatives of his classes and miscellaneous subjects and a videotape cassette of a television interview; and miscellany.
Citation:
Octavio Medellin papers, 1932-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2246-2247 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Related Materials:
Octavio Medellin papers also at Syracuse University.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor, teacher; Dallas, Tex.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1981-1983 by Octavio Medellin.
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Interviews
Painters
Painting, American
Photographs
Public sculpture
Sculptors
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5503
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211231
AAA_collcode_medeocta
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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