Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.parkdavi
Creators:
Park, David, 1911-1960
Dates:
1917-1973
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(microfilmed on 3 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; artwork; sketchbooks; photographs and slides; list of works and receipts; a master's thesis; and a calendar.
Scope and Contents
REEL 849: Lists of works and receipts; master's thesis by Paul Mills, "David Park and the New Figurative Painting," 1962; drawings and sketches; photographs of Park's works.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3001-3002: Correspondence of David and Lydia Park, 1959-1966, with George W. Staempfli and Phillip A. Bruno of Staempfli Gallery, and with the Park's attorney concerning the estate; 55 original works, in oil, pastel, ink, pencil and watercolor; 3 undated sketchbooks of figure and landscape studies; 51 photographs and slides of paintings by Park; a November 1971 calendar from Santa Barbara Museum of Art announcing the acquisition of Park's THREE NUDES; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, teacher; California. Park taught at the California School of Fine Arts from 1943-1952. Worked in Bay Area figurative painting style.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 849 & 3001-3002 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 849: Originals returned to Lydia Park Moore after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 849 lent for microfilming 1974 and material on reels 3001-3002 donated 1974 by Lydia Park Moore, widow of Park.

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, Modern -- 20th century -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Staempfli, George W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bruno, Phillip A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills, Paul Chadbourne, 1924- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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