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Dord Fitz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2720

Scope and Contents


Artist, art educator, and gallery owner. A childhood lisp caused him to pronounce his first name "Dord" and he began using it officially in 1933. Materials include Fitz's correspondence, military records, exhibition brochures, newspaper articles, and sales records (1928-1989); as well as his files on artists carried in the Dord Fitz Gallery (1948-1989); records regarding his art students and student art shows at the Dord Fitz School of Art (1951-1980); and other papers reflecting his interests and activities. Notable artists in the collection include Elaine de Kooning, Louise Nevelson, and Charlie Bunnell.


  • 1928 - 1989

Language of Material


Restrictions on Access

Open for public research.


10 Cubic Feet (10 cubic ft.)

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States