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Collection Summary

Identifier

AR 1

Title

Gray’s Watercolors Collection

Creator

David and Allan Gray

Dates

1960s and 1970s

Extent

4 watercolor paintings

Language

English

Repository

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Access note

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of Item. Gray’s Watercolor Collection. AR 1. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

Four original watercolor prints created by an artist at Gray's Watercolor Studios in Ringoes, New Jersey. These watercolors depict scenes from the South Dakota State University campus.

Historical Note

This appears to be a collection of commissioned works, created sometime in the 1960's or 1970's according to the organization's web site. These were most likely done in the later part of that period, as evidenced by the citation on the picture of Lincoln Hall as the "Lincoln Music Hall" – the library had already shifted, so this was after 1975 or so. Given this date, the painting of Old North (razed in 1962) was very likely done from a photograph, as the others also may have been reproduced.

Contents Note

This appears to be a collection of commissioned works, created sometime in the 1960's or 1970's according to the organization's web site. These were most likely done in the later part of that period, as evidenced by the citation on the picture of Lincoln Hall as the "Lincoln Music Hall" – the library had already shifted, so this was after 1975 or so. Given this date, the painting of Old North (razed in 1962) was very likely done from a photograph, as the others also may have been reproduced.

Key Words

Gray, Davis

Gray, Allan

South Dakota State University -- Coughlin Campanile

South Dakota State University -- Coolidge Sylvan Theatre

South Dakota State University -- Old North

South Dakota State University -- Lincoln Memorial Library

Container List

Gray's Watercolor Collection Container List. AR 1

DescriptionDate(s)
"Original Print" of Coughlin Campanileundated
"Original Print" of Coolidge Sylvan Theatreundated
"Original Print" of Old Northundated
"Original Print" of Lincoln Music Hallundated

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

Copyright note

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

Arranged and Described by

Crystal J. Gamradt, 1998 March 9.