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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the Fred Mitchell papers, 1938-2007

Fred Mitchell papers, 1938-2007

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 9 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1942-circa 2005
0.4 linear feet
Box 1

The folder titled "Awards and Certificates" contains a certificate of merit from
Scholastic Magazine
with a letter and copy of the issue containing an article about its "15th Annual National High School Art Exhibition" (1942) held at the Carnegie Institute. Also included is Mitchell's artist certification issued by New York City.
This series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.
DescriptionContainer
Address Books, 1960-1969, undated
1
1-2
Addresses and Phone Numbers, undated
1
3
Astrological Chart by Peter, circa 1990s-circa 2003
1
4
Awards and Certificates, 1942, 1982
1
5
Biographical Notes, circa 1990s-circa 2005
1
6
Diplomas, 1942, 1952
1
7
Legal Documents, 2004
1
8
Military Records, 1988
1
9
Passports, Drivers License, Voter Registration, 1956-1989
1
10
Resumes, circa 1960s-circa 1990s
1
11

Series 2: Correspondence, 1947-2004
1.9 linear feet
Boxes 1-2

Correspondence is professional and personal in nature, with incoming letters predominant. Correspondents include friends, former students, colleagues, and individuals of romantic interest. There are letters concerning exhibition and employment opportunities as well as routine personal business.
Correspondence is arranged by year. A significant amount of additional correspondence is found in subject files. Some individual and institutional correspondents in this series may have subject files dedicated to them (Series 5), and loose letters are scattered throughout Mitchell's diaries (Series 4).
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence, 1947-1960s, undated
1
12-26
Correspondence, 1970s-2004
2
1-20

Series 3: Writings, circa 1940s-2004
1.4 linear feet
Boxes 3-4

Mitchell's writings include an article, notes, student papers, and a videocassette of his participation in an Art Students League panel discussion. Twenty six pocket notebooks contain names and addresses, appointments, lists, and notes (some notes are akin to brief diary entries). Writings by others include poems and an article. Of particular interest is Peter Rooney's unpublished Fred Mitchell catalogue raisonne with notes.
Writings by Mitchell are arranged by record type and filed alphabetically by folder title. Writings by others are alphabetized by author.
DescriptionContainer
By Mitchell
Article, "Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950" in
American Craft
, vol. 44, no. 2, 1984 April - 1984 May
3
1
Miscellaneous Writings, undated
3
2-19
Notes, 1969-1999, undated
3
20-34
Notes, Renaissance to 19th Century Course, 1989
3
35
Notes from Trips, 1969
3
36
Notes, Sojourning, 1993
3
37
Notebooks, 1963-2004
3
38-41
Panel Discussion, Art Students League Forum, Raw and Upfront, "How Artists Happen", 1997
1 videocassette (vhs)
4
1
Student Papers, circa 1940s
4
2
By Others
Louderson and Unidentified Authors. Poems, undated
4
3
Reed, Harry Hope. Brochure for NYC Bicycle Tour sponsored by Friends of the Parks, 1986
4
4
Rooney, Peter. Fred Mitchell Catalogue Raisonné with Notes, 1994-2003
4
5
Rucker, Patrick. "Reflections on the Helican Festival at Weill Hall", 1988
4
6

Series 4: Diaries, 1949-2002
2.5 linear feet
Boxes 4-6

Diaries (29 volumes) record Mitchell's personal and professional activities, plans, aspirations, and memories. Entries range from extremely brief notes to lengthy, substantial reflections on the day's events. Most volumes contain drawings and sketches; many also include loose items such as clippings, letters, notes, drawings, and printed material. Sometimes coins are attached, accompanied by a personal memory relating to the coin's date. A substantial number of diary entries were recorded on loose sheets of paper.
Volumes are numbered and arranged chronologically. Several volumes contain overlapping dates; some record multiple years, and some years fill more than a single volume. Entries on loose pages, also arranged by year, follow volume 29.
DescriptionContainer
Volume 1, 1949-1950
4
7
Volume 2, 1957-1960
4
8
Volume 3, 1966
4
9
Volume 4, 1967
4
10
Volume 5, 1971-1972
4
11
Volume 6, 1977-1978
4
12
Volume 7, 1981
4
13
Volume 8, 1985
4
14
Volume 9, 1985
4
15
Volume 10, 1985-1986
4
16
Volume 11, 1986
4
17
Volume 12, 1986
4
18
Volume 13, 1986
5
1
Volume 14, 1987
5
2
Volume 15, 1987-1988
5
3
Volume 16, 1987-1991
5
4
Volume 17, 1988-1991
5
5
Volume 18, 1988-1991
5
6
Volume 19, 1989-1993
5
7
Volume 20, 1989
5
8
Volume 21, 1991-1994
5
9
Volume 22, 1993-1994
5
10
Volume 23, 1994-1995
5
11
Volume 24, 1994-1995
5
12
Volume 25, 1994-1995
5
13
Volume 26, 1994-1995
5
14
Volume 27, 1994-1996
6
1
Volume 28, 1996-1997
6
2
Volume 29, 1997-2002
6
3
Diary Entries on Loose Pages, 1969-2001, undated
6
4-19

Series 5: Subject Files, 1943-2007
6 linear feet
Boxes 6-12

Subject files contain varying combinations of correspondence, printed material, writings, art work and photographs that document Mitchell's family, friendships, exhibitions, teaching, and his interests in art, dance, poetry, and music. Individuals for whom there are substatial subject files include: Justo Gonzales, James M. McQuade, Jim Ochman, Peter Rooney, John W. ("Dicky") Stevens, and Phil Sultz.
This series is alphabetized by file title.
DescriptionContainer
128 Front Street, New York City, circa 1952-circa 1967
6
20
Agostini, Peter, 1985
6
21
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1984-1993
6
22
Anatomy, Human, circa 1950s-1994
6
23-24
Anderson, Walter, 1977
6
25
Animals and Birds, circa 1970s
6
26
The Arkansas Arts Center, 1969
6
27
Arnold, Bruce ("Brucerino"), 1980s
6
28
The Armillary Sphere, undated
6
29
Art and Artists of Mississippi, 1790-1980
, the first volume in "The New Mississippi Heritage Series" to be published in 1998, 1997
6
30
Art Awards, 1986
6
31
The Art Students League, 1975-2004, undated
6
32-34
Artz, Tony, "Woman of Change", undated
2 videocassettes (u-matic)
7
1
Ashbury, John, 1992, 1992
7
2
Aspen School of Contemporary Art and Aspen Art Gallery, 1965
7
3
Auction Debacle, 1993
7
4
Augusta, undated
7
5
Barcroft, George, undated
7
6
Barron, Alton, 1984-1986
7
7
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1985
7
8
Becker, Boris, 1985
7
9
Battcock, Gregory, 1980
7
10
Beauchamp, Bob, undated
7
11
Benca, Adolf, 1980-1984
7
12
Bialski, David, 1983-1994
7
13
Birthdays and Anniversaries, 1995, undated
7
14
Bohary, Jim, 1976
7
15
Brask, Ole, undated
7
16
Bronson, Duane, 1979-1988
7
17
Bronxville, "Drawings and Paintings: Southern Tipping, Coenties Slipping" (1999 September 17-1979 October 22), 1999
7
18
"Brother-Sister Exhibit, Fred Mitchell and Elizabeth Pajerski," Marie Hull Gallery, Hinds Junior College, Raymond, Mississippi (1979), 1979
7
19
Buddhism, undated
7
20
Bueckner & Harpsichords, 1972-1982
7
21
Burton, Fred, "Freddie B the postcard king", undated
7
22
Cage, John, 1982-1992
7
23
Cape Cod -- Provincetown Art Association and Museum; Castle Hill, Truro Center for the Arts, 1990-1996, undated
7
24
"Capturing Meridian", 1990
7
25
Coenties Slip, 1974-1990s
7
26
Coenties Slip Artists, 1958-1996
7
27
Coenties Slip Exhibition, Buecher & Harpsichords (1973 January -- 1973 February), 1973
7
28
Coenties Slip Studio, 1955-1976
7
29
Columbia University, 1985
7
30
Congregation Beth Elohim Art Exhibition and Sale, 1966
7
31
Cornell University, 1968-1972
7
32
Cranbrook Academy of Art/ The Cranbrook Educational Community, 1965-1994, undated
7
33
Crellin, John ("Giovanni"), 1981-1992
7
34
Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 1970-1994
7
35
Dalai Lama, 1979
7
36
Dali, Salvadore, 1989
7
37
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1954
7
38
Dance, 1992
7
39
Dawson, Bess, The Summit Studio, Gulf South Gallery, 1994
7
40
De Lallier, Alex, 1980s
7
41
Delaware Art Museum, 1976
7
41
Dickerman, Henry E., 1960
7
43
Doughty, Thomas,
South Branch of the Potomac
, 1976-1977
7
44
Downtown Art Center, circa 1960s-1975
7
45
Dunn, Douglas, 1979-1982
7
46
The Eden Isle Art Colony, 1970
7
47
Elrick, Marc and Glenn Lanteigne, 1990
7
48
Enrico, 1990s
7
49
Exhibitions, Lower East Side, 1980s
7
50
Family
Mitchell, James Milton (nephew), 1960s-1992, undated
7
51
Mitchell, Thomas Lyle (brother) and Marie Mitchell, 1960s-1990s, undated
8
1-4
Mitchell, Thomas Lyle, Jr. (nephew), 1960s-1990, undated
8
5
Pajerski, Elizabeth Mitchell (sister) and Frank Pajerski, 1950-2000, undated
8
6-16
Pajerski, Fred Mitchell (nephew), 1960s-1992, undated
8
17-18
Fellah, Serge, circa 1990s
8
19
Figures, 1988
8
20
"Four Abstract Artists: Recent Works by John Loy, James McDermid, Fred Mitchell, Easton Pribble," The Central New York Arts Commission Gallery, Utica, NY (1992), 1991
8
21
"Four Painters: Bohary, Engleson, Passlat, Rich" (1976 November), 1976
8
22
"Four Viewpoints," Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute School of Art (1977 November 9 -- 1977 November 23), 1977
8
23
Friends' Exhibitions, Visual and Athletic, 1980s-1990s, undated
8
24
Fundació Antoni Tapies, 1990s
8
25
Gallery X, 1998-2000
8
26
Garabedian, Robert, 1976-1981
8
27
"The Gathering of the Avant-Garde: The Lower East Side, 1948-1970" (1985), 1985
8
28
Gonzales, Justo, 1983-1993, undated
8
29-33
Gonzalez, Justo, and Giving Out my Books, 1980s
8
34
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc., 1989-1993
9
1
Grant Possibilities, 1970s-1980s
9
2
Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana, 1985
9
3
Greene, Johnny, 1968-1992
9
4
Greig, Dudley B., 1964-1991, undated
9
5-6
Gros, Nancy, 1958-1961, undated
9
7
Gruder, Beth, 1966-1987
9
8
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Musuem, "Younger American Painters" (1954-1955), 1954-1962
9
9
Guyton, Jeff, 1994
9
10
Hale, Robert Beverly, 1970s
9
11
Hamilton, William ("Bimbo Tomasso"), 1970s-1986
9
12
Haring, Keith, 1980s
9
13
Hartley, Marsden, 1983
9
14
Heilman, Philip, 1999
9
15
Heliker, Jack, 1970s-1980
9
16
Hoenig, Adele ("Adelina"), 1980s
9
17
Hofmann, Hans, 1980s
9
18
Hopson, Allan, 1975-1979
9
19
Hughes, Robert, 1985
9
20
Hunterdon Art Center, 1970s
9
21
Ippolito, Angelo, 1968-1992
9
22
Italy, 1985
9
23
Ithaca College, 1969-1971
9
24
Jessup, Andy, 2001
9
25
Job Applications, 1970s-1980s
9
26
Job Possibilities, 1960s-1990s
9
27
Johnson, Meryl, undated
9
28
Judson Memorial Church Centennial, 1986-1990
9
29
Kearchler, Tom, 1975-1979
9
30
Kelly, Ellsworth, 1981-2003
9
31
Kingsborough Community College
Kingsborough Community College, undated
9
32
New Course, 1990
9
33
Painting Course, 1986
9
34
Spring 1995 Crisis, 1994-1995
9
35
Student Papers, 1991
9
36
Watercolor Course, 1988-2001
9
37-42
College Art Gallery, "Fred Mitchell Paintings" (1987 February 4-1987 February 23), 1987
9
43
College Art Gallery, "Painting in Watercolor" (1992 December 2 -- 1993 January 5), 1992
9
44
Franz Kline Show
Administrative Matters, 1977
9
45
Catalogue, 1977
9
46
Correspondence, 1976-1977
9
47
"Franz Kline: The Early Works as Signals," University Art Gallery, SUNY Binghamton (1977 March 14 -- 1977 April 18), 1977
9
48
Lecture, 1979
9
49
Loans, 1977
9
50
My Writings and Notes, 1970s
9
51
Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase (1977), 1977
9
52
Notes, 1970s
9
53
Possibilities and Plans, 1970s
9
54
Research, 1970s
9
55
Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA (1978 August 18 - 1978 September 10), 1978-1979
9
56
University of Iowa Proposal for Retropsective Exhibition, circa 1980s
9
57
Landmark Gallery Exhibition "Fred Mitchell" (1982 January 9 -- 1982 February 3), 1981-1982
10
1
Lattimore, Richmond, 1984
10
2
Lee, Harry, undated
10
3
Leger, Fernand, 1975
10
4
Loans, 1995
10
5
Low, Terry, undated
10
6
"The Magic Circle," The Bronx Museum of the Arts (1977), 1976
10
7
Malevich, Kazimir, circa 1990
10
8
Marceau, Marcel, 1973-1992
10
9
Markey Mark, 1992
10
10
Manguet, Albert, 1985, undated
10
11
Marshall, John, 1988
10
12
McCabe, Tommy ("Tomassino"), 1980s-1990s
10
13
McCauley, Billy Ray, 1996
10
14
McLellan, Alden and Family, 1992, undated
10
15
McNeil, George, 1980s
10
16
McQuade, James M., 1970s-1990
10
17-18
Meridian Community College Exhibition, 1987-1988
10
19
Meridian Museum of Art, 1972-1988
10
20
Missing Paintings and Objects, 2002
10
21
Missing Tryptich,
Middy the Juggler
, 1993-1994
10
22
Mississippi, 1960s-1990s, undated
10
23
Mississippi Art Colony, 1960s-1990s
Includes 1 videocassette: VHS
10
24-25
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, undated
10
26
Missouri Exhibitions, 1970s-1980s
10
27
"Modernism into Abstraction: Fred Mitchell, 1940-1949" (2007 March), 2007
10
28
Moore, Frank, 2002
10
29
Moore, Tom and Meridian, 1978
10
30
Mosaics, 1956, undated
10
31
Motherwell, Robert, 1978-1994, undated
10
32
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute of Art, 1990-2003, undated
10
33
Munson-Williams-Proctor School of Art, Visiting Artist, 1977
10
34
Nevelson, Louise, circa 1980s
10
35
New Places and Needs, 1983-1984
10
36
The New York School, 1992
10
37
New York University, 1963-1975
10
38
Newman, Annalee, 2000
10
39
"Nine Artists/Coenties Slip," Whitney Museum of American Art (1974), 1974
10
40
Normal, Craig, circa 1970s
10
41
Ochman, Jim, 1978-1983, undated
10
42-43
Okada, Frank, 1963-2000, undated
10
44
Oregon Friends, 1985, undated
10
45
Outdoor Color Drawing Class, 1975
10
46
Pace Gallery, 1991-1993
10
47
Pace, Stephen, 1970s-2002
10
48
Painting Trip, 1971
10
49
Passlof, Pat, circa 1970s
10
50
Pederson, Allen, 1977-1987
10
51
Pederson-Krag, Gillian, 1970s-1983, undated
10
52
Petrochi, Lello, 1966
10
53
Pets -- Gwendolyn's Family,Vernoica, Euripidosia, Billy Budd, and Nikko-San, 1984-1984, undated
10
54
Pfriem, Bernard, 1960s
10
55
Piper, John, 1992
10
56
Poets, 1994, undated
10
57
Poleski, Stephen, 1976
10
58
Positano, Sigmund, 1969
10
59
Prefontaine, Steve, 1979
10
60
Pribble, Easton, 1974-2001, undated
10
61
Pricing of Works of Art, 1976-1990
10
62
Queens College, 1973-1981, undated
11
1
Ramirez, Carlos, 1992
11
2
Recommendations -- Letters from Special Friends, Usually in Reference to Exhibitions or Expectations, 1952-1983
11
3
Recommendations and References, 1980-1986, undated
11
4
Reeves, Paul, 1957-1958
11
5
Reproduction of Paintings, 1994
11
6
Restoration of Paintings, 1992
11
7
Reunions, Meridian High School and Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1972, 1992
11
8
Reviews, 1950s-2001, undated
11
9
Reyher, Tobias, 1989-1990
11
10
Rich, Garry, 1975
11
11
Rogers, George, 1960, 1997
11
12
Roko Gallery, Ithaca, New York, 1970-1973
11
13
Rooney, Peter ("Petrus"), 1958-1995, undated
11
14-15
Ruddick, Gary, 1959-1966
11
16
11
16
Sager, Chris and Family, 1966-1989, undated
11
17
Selmowitz, Abram, 1991
11
18
Schloss, Edith, 1970s-1980
11
19
Schmit, Gladys, 1943-1944
11
20
Schuyler, James, 1971
11
21
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1960-1973, undated
11
22
Silvermine Lecture, 1994
11
23
Smith, Irene, 1985-1995, undated
11
24
Sokolowski, Linda, 1979-1982
11
25
Stamos, Theodoros, 1997
11
26
State University of New York, Binghamton -- Fred Mitchell Exhibition (1993 November 12 - 1993 November 29), 1993
11
27
State University of New York, Binghamton -- Teaching, 1975-1983, undated
11
28
State University of New York, Binghamton -- University Art Gallery, Acting Director, 1967-1977
11
29
State University of New York, New Paltz, 1978-1986, undated
11
30
State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1985
11
31
Stevens, John W. ("Dicky"), 1965-1994, undated
11
32-33
Stevenson, Adlai, 1965
11
34
Stonewall, 1994
11
35
Strauss, Jonathan and Beth, in Alaska, 1980s-1990s
11
36
Streeter, Middy, 1976-1983, undated
11
37
Strickland, John ("Giovanni"), 1964-1987, undated
11
38
Sultz, Phil and Family, 1956-2006, undated
11
39-42
Tabakman Gallery, "Group Show 1999" (1999 January 5-1999 January 31), 1998-1999
12
1
The Tanager Gallery, 1983, undated
12
2
"Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50's" (1977 December 20 -- 1978 January 7), 1977
12
3
Bob Tomlinson Gallery, 1975-1976, undated
12
4
"Tormented," Part I, circa 1970s
1 videocassette (u-matic)
12
5
Universal Limited Art Editions, Inc., 1990-1991
12
6
University of Maine, Machias, 1974
12
7
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1985-1986
12
8
University of Oregon, 1983-1984
12
9-10
Venice, 1965-1988
12
11-13
Vicente, Esteban, 2001
12
14
Mark Vinson and Fred Mitchell Solo Exhibitions, White Box Gallery (1997 November 7 -- 1997 November 29), 1997
12
15
Ward, Jeffrey, 1970s
12
16
Ward, Sandra, 1972-1989, undated
12
17
Waring, Jimmy, 1963-1978, undated
12
18
Watercolor Painting, 1960s-circa 1990s
12
19
West Broadway Gallery, "Heart Attack" (1994 February 1 -- 1994 March 15), 1994
12
20
White, Ed, 1956, undated
12
21
Windley, Carlyle, 1969-1978
12
22
Winn, Kitty, 1970s-1986
12
23
Wisconsin State University Platteville, 1965-1970
12
24
Wise, Barbi and Howard, 1959-1989, undated
12
25
Howard Wise Gallery, 1954-1965, undated
12
26
Wittgenstein, Ludwig -
The Duty of Genius
by Ray Monk, 1990
12
27
Wojnarowicz, Daniel, 1992
12
28
Wong, Martin, 1999
12
29
Yeomans, Marion, 1986
12
30
Zogbaum, Rufus, 1973-1981, undated
12
31

Series 6: Artwork, circa 1940s-2002
0.5 linear feet
Boxes 12-13

Artwork by Mitchell consists mainly of drawings and sketches in ink and pencil. Many identified and dated. Some were done while traveling and others are studies for paintings. Also found are 4 abstract watercolors. Artwork by others includes drawings in pencil, ink, pastels and watercolors by Peter Rooney, students, and unidentified artists.
Artwork by Mitchell is arranged by medium and filed alphabetically by folder title; artwork by others in arranged in the same manner.
DescriptionContainer
By Mitchell
Drawings, circa 1940s-2002, undated
12
32-41
Drawings, Andrew, undated
12
42
Drawings,
All the Way Across II, Flying Westward
, 1992
12
43
Drawings, Around 57th Street, 1986
12
44
Drawings, Buddhist Fresco, undated, undated
12
45
Drawings, Hawaii, circa 1984
12
46
Drawings, Italy, 1985
12
47
Drawings,
Middy Triptych
Studies, 1990-1992, undated
12
48
Drawings,
Northern-Edging
, 1983
13
1
Drawings,
Out into Space We Go
, 1988-1990
13
2
Drawings, The Pantheon, 1982
13
3
Drawings,
Remotion
, 1981-1994, undated
13
4
Drawings, Sojourning, 1964, 1980, undated
13
5
Drawings,
Spirit of Zattere
, 1988
13
6
Drawings, Story Illustrations, undated
13
7
Drawings, Triptych Possibilities, 1990-1992, undated
13
8
Watercolors, undated
13
9
By Others
Drawings by Peter Rooney, 1972-1982, undated
13
10
Drawings by Unidentified Artists, undated
13
11
Watercolors by Students and Unidentified Artists, 1987-1984, undated
13
12

Series 7: Sketchbooks, 1955-1993
0.6 linear feet
Boxes 13, 15

The series consists of 16 sketchbooks containing sketches and drawings in pencil, ink, and marker; a few are embellished with color. In addition, there are a small number of finished watercolors and one pastel. Subjects include figures, portraits, landscapes, harbor views, birds, and abstract compositions. Many sketches and drawings are identified and dated.
Volumes are numbered chronologically. Many volumes represent a single year. However, some years filled more than one volume, a few volumes include several years, and some contain overlapping dates.
DescriptionContainer
Volume 1, undated
13
13
Volume 2, "'Portrait of a Queen,' also Julie Morris on TV", undated
13
14
Volume 3 and Volume 4, undated
13
15
Volume 5, "Chenango, Binghamton, Susquehanna", undated
13
16
Volume 6, undated
13
17
Volume 7, 1955
13
18
Volume 8, 1956
13
19
Volume 9 and Volume 10, 1971-1972
13
20
Volume 11, Anatomical Studies, 1974-1975
Oversized material housed in Box 15
13
21
Volume 12, 1982
13
22
Volume 13, 1983
13
23
13
13
Volume 14, 1983
13
24
Volume 15, 1984
13
25
Volume 16, 1993
13
26
Oversized Sketchbook, Volume 11, Anatomical Studies (from Box 13, Folder 23), 1974-1975
15

Series 8: Printed Material, 1938-2004
0.5 linear feet
Boxes 13-14

This series includes a wide variety of printed material about or mentioning Mitchell, concerning friends, general art topics and other subjects of interest to him. Included are exhibition catalogs and announcements, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, promotional material from organizations, and concert programs.
Printed material is arranged in rough chronological order. Additional printed material is enclosed with correspondence (Series 2), loose letters are found in some diaries (Series 4), and many subject files (Series 5) include significant amounts of printed material.
DescriptionContainer
Printed Material, 1938-1960s, undated
13
27-31
Printed Material, 1970s-2004
14
1-9

Series 9: Photographs, 1940s-2002
0.5 linear feet
Box 14

Photographs of Fred Mitchell include portraits and candid views; he also appears with friends, students, and family members. There are images of his siblings and their respective families, as well as of Don Wright and unidentified individuals. Artwork documented in this series is mainly by Mitchell; also, there are photographs of works by Lois Dodd, William Freed, Hans Hofmann, George Preston, and Philip Sultz. Views of exhibition installations and openings record some of Fred Mitchell's solo exhibitions; views of group shows include some in which his sister, Elizabeth Pajerski, participated. Pictures of places include travel photographs.
Photographs are categorized by subject - people, artwork, exhibition installations and openings, and places - and within each group, arrangement is alphabetical. Additional photographs are enclosed with correspondence (Series 2) and are included in many subject files (Series 5).
DescriptionContainer
People
Fred Mitchell, 1940s-2002
14
10-11
Fred Mitchell at Art Students League (Eben Thompson, photographer), circa 1990s
14
12
Fred Mitchell with Others, 2002, undated
14
13
Mitchell Family (Mother, Fred, Robert Lyle, Elizabeth), 1957-1967, undated
14
14
Thomas Lyle Mitchell and Family (Marie, Tommy, Jimmy), 1950s-1986
14
15
Elizabeth Mitchell Pajerski and Family (Fred, Frank), undated, 1958-1995, 1958-1995, undated
14
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Don Wright and Unidentified Individuals, 1964, undated
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Artwork by Mitchell
Paintings, 1961-1989, undated
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Paintings owned by Harold, undated
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Sculpture, 1960, undated
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Watercolors, undated
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Watercolors,
Southern Tip
Series, circa 1979
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Artwork by Others (executed 1950s-1980s), undated
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Exhibition Installations and Openings
Horne-Marshall Gallery, Meridian, Mississippi, 1996
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Lincoln Center Show, 1995
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Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, 2001
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White Box Gallery, Philadelphia, 1997
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Unidentified Venues, 1997, undated
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Places
Hawaii Trip with Sandra Ward, 1984
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Italy -- Fiesole, Positano, Rome and Venice, 1966
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Old Mitchell Homestead, Ellistown, Mississippi, 1976
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View from Ferry, 1986
Note on envelope indicates "Photograph from the ferry made by Beth in June of '86 --the Southern Tip School of Art"
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Wall-South Neighborhood just Before Destruction of my Studio, 1967-1968
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Unidentified, 1989, undated
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