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Alvin Ross papers, 1940-1975

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Creator:
Ross, Alvin, 1920-1975
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Ca. 1065 items (partially microfilmed on 4 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, printed material, photographs, a diary, financial papers, and writings.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, mainly from Ross to his parents; a travel diary; photographs and slides of Ross at work and of his art work; a list of exhibitions; and exhibition catalogs and announcements.
REELS 1280-1284: Letters concerning Ross' teaching at Pratt and the New School, gallery correspondence, and invitations to lecture or write; recommendations, fellowships and awards; pocket diaries, 1948-1974, listing dinners and appointments; files on exhibitions and courses Ross taught; writings, notes and speeches; catalogs; and financial papers.
Citation:
Alvin Ross papers, 1940-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1280-1284 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 1280-1284: Originals returned to the lender, Lenore Ross, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker, teacher, lecturer; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Massachusetts Born Vineland, New Jersey. Faculty member, Department of Art, Pratt Institute; lecturer, history of art and architecture, New School of Social Research and New York School of Interior Design. Painted in oil in the realistic style.
Provenance:
Material on reels 1280-1284 lent for microfilming by Lenore Ross, Alvin's sister, 1977. Unmicrofilmed material was donated by Alvin and Lenore Ross, 1975-1980.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Artists as teachers
Diaries
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Realism in art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9218
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211413
AAA_collcode_rossalvi
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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