Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Fitz, George (Dord) Edward (1914-1989). Papers, 1928-1989. 17 cubic feet. Artist, art educator, and gallery owner. A childhood lisp caused him to pronounce his first name “Dord,” although he didn’t use it officially until about 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. The collection also includes photographs of artists and their works, art exhibition films, and sound recordings about art and other subjects. Notable artists represented in the collection include Elaine and Willem de Kooning, Louise Nevelson, and Charles Bunnell.
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A leather-bound University of Oklahoma Master of Education diploma (1948) for Joseph King, framed original artwork titled Wind Talkers (2007) by Choctaw artist Paul King, which honors the Choctaw code talkers of World War I, and materials related to Eagletown, Oklahoma (1932-2009).