Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000

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From the description of Reminiscences of Francis E. Merritt : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376660

From the description of Reminiscences of Francis E. Merritt : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158264

b. April 8, 1913; d. December 27, 2000.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86163538

Francis Sumner Merritt (1913-2000) painter, designer, art administrator, and the founder of Haystack Mountan School of Craftsof Deer Isle, Me.

He studied at the Vesper George School of Art, the San Diego Academy of Fine Arts, the Massachusetts School of Art, and the Yale Univ. School of Fine Arts. Merritt taught at Bradford Junior College and was head of art department. He died Dec. 27, 2000, at age 87.

From the description of Oral history interview with Francis Sumner Merritt, 1979 May 25-June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83609047

Painter, designer and art administrator. Founder of Haystack Mountan School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine.

Studied at the Vesper George School of Art, the San Diego Academy of Fine Arts, the Massachusetts School of Art, and the Yale Univ. School of Fine Arts. Taught at Bradford Junior College, was head of art department. Died Dec. 27, 2000, at age 87.

From the description of Francis Sumner Merritt papers, 1903-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82380400

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referencedIn Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992,. Oral history interview with William J. Brown, 1991 Jan. 19-Mar. 2 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Merritt, Francis E. Reminiscences of Francis E. Merritt : oral history, 1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000. Oral history interview with Francis Sumner Merritt, 1979 May 25-June 25. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts records, 1950-1969. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Merritt, Francis E. Reminiscences of Francis E. Merritt : oral history, 1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000. Francis Sumner Merritt papers, 1903-1979. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Renk, Merry, 1921-. Merry Renk papers, 1952-2000. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000. Francis Sumner Merritt : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1920-2000 [graphic]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
referencedIn Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992. William J. Brown interview, 1991 Jan. 19 and 1991 March 2 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992. William J. Brown interview, 1991 Jan. 19 and 1991 March 2. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Merritt, Francis Sumner. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Winters, Denny, 1907-1985. Denny Winters papers, 1936-1978. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Records, 1950-2005. Raymond H. Fogler Library
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associatedWith Bartanowicz, Robert S., person
associatedWith Baucom, Donald R., person
associatedWith Boyd, Fiske, 1895- person
associatedWith Brown, Robert F. person
associatedWith Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992. person
associatedWith Colby College. corporateBody
associatedWith Cranbrook Academy of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Flint Institute of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Frick Art Reference Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Friends of Art at Colby. corporateBody
associatedWith Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. corporateBody
associatedWith Maine State Commission on the Arts and the Humanities. corporateBody
associatedWith Renk, Merry, 1921- person
associatedWith Reynolds, Jon, person
associatedWith United States. Air Force. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Air Force Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Winters, Denny, 1907-1985. person
associatedWith Wolff, Robert E., person
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Maine
Maine--Deer Isle
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Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Art--Study and teaching
Designer
Painters
Depressions--1929
Designers--Interviews
Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American
Painters--Interviews
Athletics
Art, American
Educator--Interviews
Air pilots--Interviews
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