Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.grotjohn
Creators:
Groth, John, 1908-1988
Dates:
1930-1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
15 Items
ADDITION
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, artwork, photographs, printed material and letters.
Scope and Contents
REEL D287: Biographical information; correspondence, primarily professional; clippings; book and art reviews; legal and personal documents; exhibition catalogs; photographs of Groth and his work; 8 small sketchbooks and a portfolio of sketches covering his artistic activities during World War II; and 10 sketchbooks and a portfolio of drawings on the Korean War.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Groth's birth certificate; art, education and military awards, 1948-1980; a few sketches, 5 sketchbooks, 2 watercolor paintings and many ink sketches; photographs of Groth's illustration class, works of art, Korea and Vietnam; and printed material, including newspapers, clippings, magazines, book covers and catalogs, 1930-1982.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Fifteen pen and ink and water color sketches by John Groth, ca. 1951.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art instructor, painter, book illustrator, war correspondent; New York, NY; d. 1988.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D287 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel D287: Originals returned to the lender, John Groth, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel D287 lent for microfilming 1966 by Groth. Unmicrofilmed materials donated 1988 by Patricia Dowling, a relative of Groth. Addition donated by Anita MacGregor, wife of Greg MacGregor who was given the sketches by Groth.

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.

Keywords
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Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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