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Finding Aid to the Michael O'Brien Northwest Coast Graphic Art Collection MS.1321
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  • Title: Michael O'Brien Northwest Coast Graphic Art Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.1321
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 1
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
    Date: late 20th Century
    creator: O'Brien, Michael

    Processing history

    Finding aid complete by Michelle Bourdin, August 27, 2012. Final processing of collection and publication of finding aid made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

    Preferred citation

    Northwest Coast Graphic Art Collection, late 20th Century, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.1321; [folder number] [folder title][date].


    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.


    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Scope and contents

    The Northwest Coast Graphic Art Collection, assembled by Michael O'Brien, contains various forms of reprinted Native American art from museums as well as artists' brochures. Souvenir postcards and greeting cards represent museum pieces as well as contemporary artists' work. Letters, price sheets and brochures from gallery curators, list sculptures, drums, "talking sticks," masks and other three-dimensional art for purchase.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Birdsall, Byron, 1937-
    Davidson, Reg
    Davidson, Robert
    Dennis, Danny
    Etiglitz, Randy
    Morrisseau, Norval
    Oliver, Marvin, 1946-
    Rabena, Glen
    Regat, Jacques
    Regat, Mary
    Rosso, Larry
    Tait, Norman, 1941-
    Thompson, Elmer
    Wells, Clarence
    Wilson, Gordon
    Yeomans, Donald
    Art galleries, Commercial
    Greeting cards
    Indian art
    Indian artists
    Indian arts
    Northwest Coast Indians -- Art