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David Park papers, 1917-1973

David Park papers, 1917-1973

Park, David, 1911-1960

Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft. (microfilmed on 3 reels)

Summary: Correspondence; artwork; sketchbooks; photographs and slides; list of works and receipts; a master's thesis; and a calendar.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, teacher; California. Park taught at the California School of Fine Arts from 1943-1952. Worked in Bay Area figurative painting style.


Material on reel 849 lent for microfilming 1974 and material on reels 3001-3002 donated 1974 by Lydia Park Moore, widow of Park.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 849: Originals returned to Lydia Park Moore after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 849 & 3001-3002 available for use 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

David Park papers, 1917-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.