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George Anthony Dondero papers, 1949-1965

Dondero, George Anthony, 1886-1968



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Items, linear ft.(on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Papers relating to Dondero's efforts to alert the Congress and the public to the alleged dangers of communism in the arts.
Included are: correspondence, 1950-1965; two addresses on art and communism, 1957; two photos of Dondero and twelve of a mural which he criticized; bibliographic notes by Dondero; selections from the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD and from the American Legion FIRING LINE; a copy of a memorandum from the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1956; and a few clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Congressman (Royal Oak, Mich.)


The donor, Robert Dondero, is the son of George Dondero.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 722 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

George Anthony Dondero papers, 1949-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.