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

Cox, Allyn, 1896-1982

Muralist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 21 Items, ( on partial microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3975 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Allyn Cox papers relating to U.S. Capitol murals, 1970-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.