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Morton Traylor papers, 1936-2003

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Creator:
Traylor, Morton P. (Morton Patrick), 1918-1996
Subject:
Virginia Art Institute
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.4 linear feet
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:
The papers of painter and teacher Morton Traylor measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1936 to 2003. The papers document his career as an artist and administrator of the Virginia Art Institute through biographical material, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, photographs, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs, slides, and albums of artwork by Traylor. Three scrapbooks document his education and early career through clippings, photographs, exhibition materials, and letters.
Citation:
Morton Traylor papers, 1936-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Morton Traylor (1918-1996) was a painter and teacher in Los Angeles, California and Charlottesville, Virginia. Traylor founded and taught at the Virginia Art Institute.
Provenance:
Donated 2012 by Nathan Simon, Morton Traylor's friend.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art teachers
Art teachers
Arts administrators
Arts administrators
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16042
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)309672
AAA_collcode_traymort
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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