Pollock, Merlin F., b. 1905 d. 1996
Active in Chicago, Ill.; Syracuse, N.Y.
Collection size: 0.6 linear ft.
Collection Summary: 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 Note: 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.
Donated 1979-1983 by Merlin F. Pollock.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Merlin F. Pollock, 1964 Dec. 5
- Oral history interview with Merlin F. Pollock, 1979 July 30 and 1980 July 30