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John Stockton De Martelly papers, 1907-1980

De Martelly, John Stockton, 1903-1980

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 642 Items, (on one microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, 1932-1980, with John Taylor Arms, Thomas Hart Benton, William Gropper, Albert Christ-Janer, and others; photographs, ca. 1907-1980, of De Martelly and his paintings; a notebook containing mostly technical notes; transcripts of poetry by De Martelly; instructions from De Martelly's lithography class; a sketchbook containing notes and pencil sketches; loose sketches in pencil; financial material, including receipts and invoices; certificates and awards; a scrapbook containing clippings and letters; exhibition catalogues and announcements; magazine and newspaper clippings; reproductions of De Martelly's paintings and illustrations; clippings on Chief Okemos, of whom De Martelly painted a portrait; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and graphic artist (Okemos, Mich.)


The lender, Joey Geraci, is the daughter of De Martelly.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals were returned lender, Joey Geraci, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 2935 available 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

John Stockton De Martelly papers, 1907-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.