McGrath, James A., b. 1928
Arts administrator, Art teacher
Active in Santa Fe, N.M.
Collection size: 2.4 linear feet
Collection Summary: The papers of arts educator James A. McGrath concerning artist William T. Wiley measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1950-2011. Many of the papers date from Wiley's high school days and include correspondence, writings, student files, printed materials, photographs, and artwork.
Biographical/Historical Note: James A. McGrath (1928- ) was a high school art teacher at Columbia High School in Richland, Washinton, where he taught William T. Wiley.
The papers were donated by James A. McGrath in five accessions between 2010-2015.
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Related MaterialsSix Documenta catalogs, originally donated to AAA with the James A. McGrath Papers Concerning William T. Wiley, were deaccessioned and transferred to the Smithsonian Institution Libraries.
The Archives of American Art also holds several collections related to William T. Wiley including an oral history interview conducted by Paul J. Karlstrom, October 8- November 20, 1997 and the William T. Wiley illustrated journals on microfilm reel 910. The University of Washington holds the papers of James A. McGrath.