Frank Holland papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

3 linear feet of materials consisting of newspaper articles (1943–1962), correspondence (1930–1976), sketchbooks, notebooks, postcards, financial records, photographs, and other papers of Frank Eugene Holland, an art critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. Materials include biographical information, articles Holland wrote for the Sun-Times and other newspapers, and art notes and sketches.

Biographical Historical Note

Frank Holland received his BFA and MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago and studied in London, Paris, and Brussels. He served as art critic for the Chicago Sun and Sun-Times. Following his retirement from the newspaper, he headed the art department at New Trier Township High Schools, retiring in 1969.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Harold Haydon Papers, Chicago History Museum.