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Finding-Aid for the John McCrady Collection (MUM00289)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00289/
Creator:
McCrady, John
Title:
John McCrady Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1936-1978
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection contains correspondence, periodicals, and exhibit programs related to the life and work of John McCrady. Items were created 1936-1978.
Quantity:
3 boxes.
Number:
MUM00289
Location:
G-14.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
John McCrady Collection (MUM00289). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection contains correspondence, periodicals, and exhibit programs related to the life and work of John McCrady. Items were created 1936-1978.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List
Box 1
16 notebooks with handwritten notes and lectures by John McCrady

Box 2
Folders:
1. McCrady Biographical Information

2. ALS July 8, 19_9 from "John" to "Folks."

3. TLS November 13, 1936 from Dale Mullen to John McCrady.

4. "'The Diving Rod' About Mary and a Painting"

5. "The Fundamental Things"

6. "The Golden Rule"

7. "'Can I Go Home Again?': An Artist Returns to the Past"

8. "Introduction to 'Technique and Personality'"

9. "Metamorphosis"

10. "New Forces in American Art"

11. "The Pattern of the Consistent Instinct"

12. "The Personality of a School"

13. "The Realism of Painting"

14. "Technique -- The Servant of Content"

15. various essays on art and artists

16. John McCrady Art School

17. The Holy Communion Mural

18. People Today (May 6, 1963) [McCrady on pp. 54-57].

19. "The Painting Technique of John McCrady" by Joyce Kelly in American Artist (February 1966).

20. Exhibit Notice: The Town Hall Club (NY: January 6-20, 1936). 3 copies.

21. Exhibit Program: Boyer Galleries (NY: October 11-30, 1937). 2 copies.

22. Exhibit Program: Associated American Artists Gallery (NY: May 13 -- June 1, 1946). 3 copies.

23. Exhibit Program: Marie Buie Museum (Oxford, MS: October 30 -- November 30, 1948). 2 copies.

24. Exhibit Notice: Art Association Guild (New Orleans: March 9 -- April 3, 1958). 2 copies.

25. Exhibit Program: University of the South (July -- August 1966). 8 copies.

26. Exhibit Program: Downtown Gallery (New Orleans: October 5 -- 18, 1969). 3 copies.

27. Exhibit Invitation: New Orleans Museum of Art (September 26, 1975).

28. Exhibit Program: New Orleans Public Library (November 2-30, 1978). 2 copies.

29. Exhibit Program: Mary Buie Museum (Oxford, MS: n.d.). 3 copies.

30. Exhibit Notice: Gresham Gallery (New Orleans: November 3 -- 15, no year).

31. Exhibit Program: Downtown Gallery (New Orleans: November 7 -- 12, no year). 7 copies.

32. Exhibit Program: Bryant Galleries (New Orleans: March 3 --31, no year). 10 copies.

33. Exhibit Program: Mary Buie Museum (Oxford, MS: September 11 -- 30, no year). 2 copies.

34. Exhibit Program: Crescent Gallery (New Orleans: November 30 -- December 19, no year). 4 copies.

35. Newspaper clippings.

36. Clippings on 1975 exhibition.

37. Exhibit Program for Alan R. Flattman (May 1969).

Oversized Box
Folders:
1. Beta Theta Pi Photo
2. Photo of Holy Communion Mural
3. Mardi Gras 1950s Photo

Periodicals:
1. Time (December 24, 1934).
2. Life (October 18, 1937). [McCrady on pp. 38-42]
3. Arts and Antiques (November 1938). [McCrady on cover and pp. 16-17]
4. Life (June 26, 1939). [McCrady on p. 49 -- p. 48 is missing]
5. Art News (December 1-14, 1941).
6. American Artist (May 1942).
7. The Art Digest (May 1, 1942).
8. News of Fine Prints (October 1943).
9. Time (January 27, 1947).
10. The Times-Picayune Magazine (February 8, 1948). [McCrady on pp. 20-21 -- 2 copies]
11. The Art Digest (November 15, 1948).
12. Time (April 25, 1949). [McCrady on p. 16]
13. Fortune (May 1949). [McCrady on p. 120]
14. The Lamp (November 1950). [McCrady on cover, p. 1, and pp. 10- 14 -- 2 copies]
15. Art Digest (May 15, 1952).
16. Life (January 5, 1953). [McCrady on pp. 78-80]
17. Dixie (January 16, 1955). [McCrady on p. 12]
18. Forth (May 1956). [McCrady on pp. 16-18]
19. American Artist (February 1966). [McCrady on pp. 50-55, pp. 74-75]
20. The Changing Middle South (1968 #4). [McCrady on pp. 24-25]
21. Dixie (September 7, 1975). [McCrady on p. 50]
22. The Newsday Magazine (August 4, 1985). [McCrady on cover and inset box on p. 11]