Frank J. Roos, Jr. Papers, 1926-1966 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 12/3/20
Acquired: 4/11/1970; 8/25/1970
Volume: 3.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
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Description: Papers of Frank John Roos, Jr. (1903-1967), professor of art (1946-1967) and head of the Art Department (1946-1948), including correspondence with publishers about the Illustrated Handbook of Art (1937) and the proposed book Approach to Art and with encyclopedia firms; manuscripts and reprints of publications relating to art, art appreciation, the history of art and architecture (particularly American and more specifically Ohio); lecture notes on art appreciation given over station OSU, Columbus, OH (1938); syllabi and lecture notes given at Ohio University (1928-1936), Ohio State University (1936-1946) and the University of Illinois (1946-1967); papers of students (1961-1966) and photographs and reproductions relating to art (color, unity, design) and art history.