Gerald Mast papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mastgera
Creators:
Mast, Gerald, 1908-1971
Dates:
[ca. 1928-1971]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical sketches; correspondence with Mast's family and others; photographs of Mast, his family, John Carroll's art class at the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit and other art classes, WPA murals, and other works of art; three sketchbooks, 1935-1952; ca. 50 loose sketches; writings, including manuscripts of "Egg Tempera" and "Philosophy of Art"; exhibition catalogues; clippings; and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Correspondence, photographs, a sketchbook, 1928, and drawings from the 1930's and 1940's, including a sketch for the mural, "Nature's Kin" for the Children's Section of the Herrick Public Library, Holland, Mich.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mural painter, mosaicist, and educator, Grand Rapids, Mich./Providence, R.I.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1978-1982 by Gerald Mast's daughter, Mrs. Gordon V.K. (Betsey M.) Reid.

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
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosaicists -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carroll, John, 1892-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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