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Merlin F. Pollock papers, 1936-1979

Pollock, Merlin F., 1905-1996

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1.4 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence; slides and photographs of art work; catalogs and clippings; photographs, watercolor studies, and a detailed listing of mural projects in civic buildings and schools done by Pollock and other artists, including Mitchell Siporin, for the Illinois Federal Art Project; clippings and photocopied correspondence concerning the portrait of Lt. Commander Waldron painted by Pollock; Syracuse University School of Art annual reports; lithographs; and watercolors.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; Chicago, Ill. and Syracuse, N.Y. Teaches at Syracuse University School of Art. Was a muralist as well as supervisor of the Chicago Federal Art Project.


Donated 1979-1983 by Merlin F. Pollock.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Merlin F. Pollock papers, 1936-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.