Allyn Cox papers relating to U.S. Capitol murals, 1970-1974

Cox, Allyn, b. 1896 d. 1982
Painter, Muralist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 21 items ( on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A resume, undated; a cost estimate by Cox for designing and executing mural decorations in the U.S. Capitol, 1970; a letter, 1974, from the Office of the Architect of the Capitol to the Capitol Historical Society enclosing photocopies of printed material pertinent to the unveiling and dedication of the Capitol rotunda frieze in 1954; miscellaneous printed material, 1971-1974; and 15 photographs of the murals in the Capitol.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and muralist; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C.

Donated 1981 by Committee on House Administration, via Cindy Szady.

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