John L. Pappas papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pappjohn
Creators:
Pappas, John L., 1898-1976
Dates:
1929-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical sketch; 6 photographs of Pappas; a scrapbook of clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; a magazine article; and "Art Week: A National Spotlighting of American Art and Artists for the Sale of Their Work"; and correspondence, including letters from Clyde Burroughs, Michael Lekakis, Roland J. McKinney, E.P. Richardson, George Rickey, and Jean Paul Slusser.
Scope and Contents
REEL 440 AND SCANNED One photograph of Pappas and a student in his painting class; this photograph was microfilmed under Photo of Artists I, and has subsequently been scanned and returned to the Pappas papers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator; Detroit, Michigan. Born in Florina, Greece. Came to the U.S. in 1914. Best known for his landscapes done in oils or watercolors, often depicting small Greek villages or ancient ruins. Died in 1976.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1891 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980 by Penelope Cooper.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting -- Michigan -- Detroit Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slusser, Jean Paul, 1886-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lekakis, Michael, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McKinney, Roland J. (Roland Joseph), b. 1898 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rickey, George Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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