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Guide to the Merritt Collection of Jose Clemente Orozco
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Scope and Contents of the Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Index Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Merritt Collection of Jose Clemente Orozco
    Creator: Merritt, Dorothy and Earl "Fuzz"
    Dates: 1930-1980
    Quantity: .25 feet (1 box)
    Repository: Libraries of the Claremont Colleges. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library.
    800 N. Dartmouth Ave.
    Claremont University Consortium
    Libraries of the Claremont Colleges
    Claremont, California 91711
    Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings regarding the painting of Jose Orozco's mural "Prometheus" in Frary Hall at Pomona College.
    Collection Number: h2009.2
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Physical location: Special Collections. Honnold/Mudd Library.

    Information for Researchers

    Restrictions on Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights resides with Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], The Merritt Collection of Jose Clemente Orozco. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift from Jack Merritt in 2008.

    Processing Information

    Arranged and processed by Jamie Weber in 2009.


    No additions to the collection are anticipated.

    Scope and Contents of the Collection

    This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, clippings relating to the painting of the Prometheus mural at Frary Hall, Pomona College; and images of Frary Hall and the Prometheus mural.


    Series 1 Clippings
    Series 2 Correspondence
    Series 3 Manuscripts
    Series 4 Images of Frary Hall

    Index Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
    Mural Painting and Decoration-California-Claremont
    Orozco, Jose Clemente, 1883-1949
    Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
    Prometheus (Greek deity)--Art