Size: 14.6 Linear feet, (on 2 microfilm reels)
Summary: The Fred Martin papers measure 14.6 linear feet and date from circa 1949-2018. The collection primarily consists of sketchbooks, writings, notes, correspondence and printed material related to Martin's time as director of SFAI, as well as his resignation letter and responses to it. His art is also amply represented in the form of slides and exhibition documentation. Martin's extensive travel is also recorded, as well as sketchbooks made in response to travel.
Materials microfilmed on reels 1128-1129 include correspondence between Martin and Sam Haddad and Royal Marks of the Royal Marks Gallery, 1964-1972, and with many artists and people involved with the arts; manuscript, business and printed materials; catalogs and announcements; clippings; miscellany; two small works; 20 photographs, 1957-1966, of works by Martin, Jeremy Anderson, Jay Defeo, Richard Diebenkorn, Sam Francis, Sonia Gechtoff, Wally Hedrick, Ivan Majdrakoff, David Park, Sam Richardson, and Joseph White; and one photograph of Wally Hedrick with a painting.