Frederick O'Hara papers

Collection ID:
O'Hara, Frederick, 1904-1980
One exhibition catalog is in Japanese.
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical accounts, letters, 2 work journals (1956-1960), essays, photographs, and printed material document Frederick O'Hara's printmaking techniques and career.
Scope and Contents
Ten letters discuss O'Hara's work (1965-1980). O'Hara's essays concern "The Story of a Lithographic Print", "An Adventure in Printmaking", and "Technique in the Biennial". Photographs show O'Hara printing a lithograph and works of art. Other material consists of 6 exhibition announcements and catalogs (1958-1981), a copy of ARTIST'S PROOF magazine with O'Hara's article, "Toward Technical Excellence in Printmaking" (1961), and 3 biographical accounts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Printmaker, painter, teacher, lithographer, block printer, writer. b. 8/16/1904, Ottawa, Canada; d. 1980; full name: James Frederick O'Hara; Albuquerque, N.M. and La Jolla, Calif.

Reproduction Note
Six letters are photocopies.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by the artist's widow, Mary Louise R. O'Hara.

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- Technique -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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