Merlin F. Pollock papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pollmerl
Creators:
Pollock, Merlin F., 1905-1996
Dates:
1936-1979
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; slides and photographs of art work; catalogs and clippings; photographs, watercolor studies, and a detailed listing of mural projects in civic buildings and schools done by Pollock and other artists, including Mitchell Siporin, for the Illinois Federal Art Project; clippings and photocopied correspondence concerning the portrait of Lt. Commander Waldron painted by Pollock; Syracuse University School of Art annual reports; lithographs; and watercolors.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator; Chicago, Ill. and Syracuse, N.Y. Teaches at Syracuse University School of Art. Was a muralist as well as supervisor of the Chicago Federal Art Project.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1979-1983 by Merlin F. Pollock.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- Illinois -- Chicago Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- Illinois -- Chicago Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- Illinois -- Chicago Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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