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George Demont Otis papers, 1931-1974

Catalog Data

Otis, George Demont, 1879-1962  Search this
Hartley, Grace  Search this
Nixon, Pat  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
172 Items, (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.
Correspondence; photographs; writings; printed material; miscellaneous papers regarding Otis and his work collected by his niece, Grace J. Hartley.
REEL 266: Correspondence, biographical material, poetry, notes on Southwest Indians, lists of paintings, photographs of Otis and his work, sketchbooks, clippings, catalogs, announcements, and miscellaneous papers.
REEL 2813: Seven photographs of Otis' works; clippings; a biographical sketch, 1948; letters, 1973-1974; and exhibition announcements, 1974.
UNMICROFILMED: Photocopies of letters, clippings, announcements, and resum├ęs. Included is a letter from Patricia Nixon to Hartley thanking her for a painting by Otis.
George Demont Otis papers, 1931-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 266 and 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Most of the printed material are photocopies.
Location of Originals:
Reel 266: Originals returned to the lender, Grace J. Hartley, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Landscape painter and teacher; San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, California. Specialized in paintings of Indians.
Language Note:
English .
Material on reel 266 lent for microfilming by Otis' neice Grace Hartley in 1971; she donated additonal material in 1974.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Indians of North America  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art