Mitchell, Fred, b. 1923 d. 2012
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 14.3 linear feet
Collection Summary: The papers of Fred Mitchell, 1938-2007, measure 14.3 liner feet. Correspondence, writings, 29 diaries, and subject files document his personal life and career as a painter and educator in New York City. The papers also include biographical materials, artwork, sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Biographical/Historical Note: Fred Mitchell (1923-2013), a painter and educator who worked in New York City, was among the first artists to open a studio in Coenties Slip on the East River in downtown Manhattan.
Fred Mitchell donated a small amount of printed material and photograhs in 1972. The majority of the papers were donated in 2013 by Fred Pajerski, Fred Mitchells nephew.