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Traylor, Morton P. (Morton Patrick), 1918-1996  Search this
Virginia Art Institute  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.4 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 7 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1944-1996 (5 folders; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1943-2003 (7 folders; Box 1) Series 3: Writings, circa 1944-1991 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1) Series 4: Personal Business Records, circa 1950s-1984 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1) Series 5: Printed Material, 1939-1998 (5 folders; Box 1) Series 6: Photographic Material, 1936-1994 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 2-3, 5-6) Series 7: Scrapbooks, 1939-1956 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 3-4, 6)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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.
Morton Traylor papers, 1936-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
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.
Language Note:
The collection is in English.
The collection was donated in 2012 by Nathan Simon, Morton Traylor's friend.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Painters -- Virginia -- Charlottesville  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art