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Frank Mechau correspondence and mural contracts, 1934-1940

Mechau, Frank Albert, 1904-1946

Muralist, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 8 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Three letters from Edward B. Rowan, about Mechau's work as a Public Works of Art artist in Colorado; and five contracts for murals to be painted.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mural painter; Colorado. Painted for the Public Works of Art Project in Colorado.


Lent for microfilming 1965 by Mrs. Frank Mechau, widow of Frank Mechau.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Mrs. Frank Mechau, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 27 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Frank Mechau correspondence and mural contracts, 1934-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.