George Anthony Dondero papers

Collection ID:
Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968
Physical Description:
0.2 Items
linear ft.(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers relating to Dondero's efforts to alert the Congress and the public to the alleged dangers of communism in the arts.
Scope and Contents
Included are: correspondence, 1950-1965; two addresses on art and communism, 1957; two photos of Dondero and twelve of a mural which he criticized; bibliographic notes by Dondero; selections from the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD and from the American Legion FIRING LINE; a copy of a memorandum from the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1956; and a few clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Congressman (Royal Oak, Mich.)

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 722 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Robert Dondero, is the son of George Dondero.

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
Anti-communist movements Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Propaganda, Anti-communist Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Communism and art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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