Frank J. Roos, Jr. Papers, 1926-1966
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Brief 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.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 12/3/20
Created by: Roos, Frank J. (Frank John) (1903-1967)
Volume: 3.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/11/1970; 8/25/1970
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Arrangement: by type of material
Subject Index
Architectural Design
Art History
Circus Wagons
Course Notes
Faculty Papers
Ohio State University
Ohio University
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]