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Gerald Mast papers, [ca. 1928-1971]

Mast, Gerald, 1908-1971

Painter, Mosaicist, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1.5 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical sketches; correspondence with Mast's family and others; photographs of Mast, his family, John Carroll's art class at the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit and other art classes, WPA murals, and other works of art; three sketchbooks, 1935-1952; ca. 50 loose sketches; writings, including manuscripts of "Egg Tempera" and "Philosophy of Art"; exhibition catalogues; clippings; and printed materials.
ADDITION: Correspondence, photographs, a sketchbook, 1928, and drawings from the 1930's and 1940's, including a sketch for the mural, "Nature's Kin" for the Children's Section of the Herrick Public Library, Holland, Mich.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, mural painter, mosaicist, and educator, Grand Rapids, Mich./Providence, R.I.


Donated 1978-1982 by Gerald Mast's daughter, Mrs. Gordon V.K. (Betsey M.) Reid.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Gerald Mast papers, [ca. 1928-1971]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.