William George Allan papers

Collection ID:
Allan, William, 1936-
Physical Description:
167 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters received from Philip McCracken, James McGrath (1 illustrated with a watercolor drawing and 2 with serigraphs) Michael Moore, Joseph Raffael, Judy North Raffael, Peter Voulkos, and William T. Wiley, and 5 illustrated letters from Allan to his parents describing his army experiences in Germany and Turkey; poems by William Witherup; financial papers; 3 photographs of Bruce Nauman's performance piece "Three Well Known Knots," and one of James McGrath, 1954; exhibition announcements and catalogs, including 2 silkscreened and hand-colored posters for James McGrath exhibitions; 1 felt-tip pen on paper abstract drawing by Paul McCracken (21 x 30.5 cm.); and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator. Art professor, California State University, Sacramento, 1968- ; b. 1936

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2156 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1977 and 1979 by William George Allan.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Silkscreen prints. Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McGrath, James A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nauman, Bruce, 1941- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCracken, Philip Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001