Paul G. and Alberta Babcock papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.babcpaul
Creators:
Babcock, Paul G.
Babcock, Alberta von Ottenfeld, 1910-1992
Dates:
1930-1965
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel
circa 40 items on 1 partial microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This microfilmed scrapbook contains photographs of Paul and Alberta Babcock and their work; reproductions of paintings; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Paul G. Babcock (1905-1976) was a painter, muralist, and mosaic artist in California. He was known for mosaic murals, portraits, still-life and desert scenes. During the depression he was employed on the Federal Art Project and created murals for public projects with his wife Alberta von Ottenfeld.
Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock (1910-1922) was a muralist, painter, and educator in California. She worked for Disneyland, MGM Studios, and Warner Brothers. She and her husband Paul created murals for public WPA projects as well as for companies and private clients.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel LA 8 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1965 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Babcock.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Citation
Paul G. and Alberta Babcock papers. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Babcock. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the oral history interview with Paul and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock, 1965 May 1.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosaicists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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