John Stockton De Martelly papers, 1907-1980

De Martelly, John Stockton, b. 1903 d. 1980
Painter, Printmaker
Active in Mich.

Collection size: 642 items (on one microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1932-1980, with John Taylor Arms, Thomas Hart Benton, William Gropper, Albert Christ-Janer, and others; photographs, ca. 1907-1980, of De Martelly and his paintings; a notebook containing mostly technical notes; transcripts of poetry by De Martelly; instructions from De Martelly's lithography class; a sketchbook containing notes and pencil sketches; loose sketches in pencil; financial material, including receipts and invoices; certificates and awards; a scrapbook containing clippings and letters; exhibition catalogues and announcements; magazine and newspaper clippings; reproductions of De Martelly's paintings and illustrations; clippings on Chief Okemos, of whom De Martelly painted a portrait; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and graphic artist (Okemos, Mich.)

The lender, Joey Geraci, is the daughter of De Martelly.

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