Robert J. Forsyth research material on John B. Flannagan, 1931-1987
Forsyth, Robert J.
Flannagan, John Bernard
Works Progress Administration
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2.4 linear ft.
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Research material on sculptor John Bernard Flannagan gathered in preparation for Forsyth's Ph.D dissertation on Flannagan (Univ. of Minnesota, 1965) and for an incomplete catalog raisonne. Included are photocopies of letters from Flannagan to the Works Progress Administration regarding his dismissal, 1933-1934; Forsyth's correspondence with Flannagan's acquaintances, collectors, art historians, and dealers, 1955-1987; an incomplete typescript of the catalogue raisonne, and other writings on Flannagan by Forsyth; notes and notebooks; research files including interviews, notes and printed material; exhibition catalogs and clippings, 1931-1976; and 1.0 linear ft. of photographs and negatives of Flannagan's art work.
Robert J. Forsyth research material on John B. Flannagan, 1931-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Art historian; Eden Prairie, Minn. Flannagan was an American sculptor and engraver, 1895?-1942.
Donated 1991 by Forsyth.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001