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Guide to the Irving Marcus papers
MSS 2009/32  
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Description
Contains biographical material, newspaper clippings, exhibition material, publications, scrapbooks, photgraphs and slides pertaining to Irving Marcus, artist and chairman of the Art Department at Sacramento State during 1966-1969.
Background
Irving Emmer Marcus is a California artist known for abstract expressionism and his art has been exhibited nationwide. He was born May 17, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Sidney and Edith Marcus. In 1950, he received his B.A. in Art from the University of Minnesota, followed by a B.F.A. in Art from the University of Iowa in 1952. Between 1953-1954, he was enlisted by the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Korea. After military service, he taught art at several colleges in the United States. By 1959, he served as faculty at Sacramento State, and was the Art Department Chair from 1966-1969. He retired in 1991.
Extent
3.0 Linear feet (4 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, Chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. Requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce from collections must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Permission for publication is given on the behalf of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, The Library, California State University, Sacramento as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Some restrictions may apply.