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Ray Strong papers, 1925-1996

Ray Strong papers, 1925-1996

Strong, Ray Stanford, 1905-2006

Muralist, Painter

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1.34 linear feet

Summary: Three scrapbooks of clippings, 1925-1969; exhibition catalogs, 1946-1992; photographs of landscapes, landscape paintings, and Strong at work; and a sketchbook entitled "Ray Strong & Eric Panfitt's Ideas Book;" and miscellaneous printed material. Also included is an additional unbound scrapbook, 1927-1993, consisting of 34 items including printed material, personal and professional letters to Ray, transcripts of letters from Strong, photographs of works of art, a drawing, and photographs of Ray Strong.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ray Strong (1905-2006) was a mural painter in San Francisco and Santa Barbara, California.

Provenance

Donated 1993 and 1996 by Ray Strong and in 2018 by Frank Goss, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, California.

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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Ray Strong papers, 1925-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.