Richard Fitzgerald papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fitzrich
Creators:
Fitzgerald, Richard
Dates:
1930-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(72 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material used for Fitzgerald's Ph.D. dissertation at University of California, RADICAL ILLUSTRATORS OF THE MASSES AND LIBERATOR and for his book, ART AND POLITICS: CARTOONISTS OF THE MASSES AND LIBERATOR.
Scope and Contents
Eleven letters and cards from Helen Farr Sloan, widow of John Sloan; unpublished notes from John Sloan's conversations, interviews, and lectures at the Delaware Art Center, Wilmington; eight letters from Kenneth Russell Chamberlain; four interviews with Chamberlain; 28 letters and cards from Maurice Becker; a telephone interview with Becker; four Becker exhibition catalogues; and fifteen letters to Fitzgerald about artists Robert Minor, Art Young, and Maurice Becker written by their friends Gil Wilson, Lawrence Gellert, Joseph North, William Gropper, Daniel Aaron, and Harold Anton.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian and writer; San Francisco, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 by Richard Fitzgerald.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Politics in art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartooning -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartoonists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloan, John, 1871-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, 1892- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Becker, Maurice, 1889-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloan, Helen Farr, 1911-2005 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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