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Creator:
Mitchell, Fred, 1923-2012  Search this
Mitchell, Fred, 1923-2012  Search this
Subject:
Gonzales, Justo  Search this
Kline, Franz  Search this
McQuade, James M.  Search this
Rucker, Patrick  Search this
Stevens, Dick  Search this
Sultz, Phil  Search this
Ochman, Jim  Search this
Pajerski, Elizabeth  Search this
Reed, Harry Hope  Search this
Rooney, Peter  Search this
Mississippi Art Colony  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Photographs
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Watercolors
Drawings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
14.3 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in 9 series: Series 1: Biographical Materials,1942-circa 2005 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet) Series 2: Correspondence, 1947-2004 (Boxes 1-2; 1.9 linear feet) Series 3: Writings, circa 1940s-2004 (Boxes 2-3; 1.4 linear feet) Series 4: Diaries, 1949-2002 (Boxes 4-6; 2.5 linear feet) Series 5: Subject Files, 1943-2002 (Boxes 6-12; 6 linear feet) Series 6: Artwork, circa 1940s-2002 (Boxes 12-13; 0.5 linear feet) Series 7: Sketchbooks, 1955-1993 (Boxes 13, 15; 0.6 linear feet) Series 8: Printed Material, 1938-2004 (Boxes 13-14; 0.5 linear feet) Series 9: Photographs, 1940s-2002 (Box 14; 0.5 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of Fred Mitchell, 1938-2007, measure 14.3 linear feet. Correspondence, writings, 29 diaries, and subject files, document his personal life and career as a painter and educator in New York City. The papers also include biographical materials, artwork, sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Citation:
Fred Mitchell papers, 1938-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Fred Mitchell (1923-2013), a painter and educator who worked in New York City, was among the first artists to open a studio in Coenties Slip on the East River in downtown Manhattan.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Fred Mitchell donated a small amount of printed material and photographs in 1972. The majority of the papers were donated in 2013 by Fred Pajerski, Fred Mitchell's nephew.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8007
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210176
AAA_collcode_mitcfred
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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