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Elmer Ladislaw Novotny Painting of James A. Michener

Identifier: JM081

Scope and Contents

Printouts from sites on the internet that mention James A. Michener, have Michener-related material, or have material by Michener. This collection is a sample of such sites found during limited time periods.


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  • Existence: Date acquired: 1998


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Source of Acquisition

Material collected by Archival Services staff and others beginning in 1998.

Appraisal Information

Documentation relating to the acquisition of the Reference Files is on file in Archives, RG 13 S1 F11-2, filed by Collection. Documentation relating to the acquisition of the Novotny portrait of James A. Michener is on file in Archives, RG 13 S13 F1, Library Owned Art.

Processing Information

Inventory prepared by Shirley Soenksen on 2006 May 30.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Please contact the UNC University Libraries Archival Services Department at library.archives@unco.eduor 970-351-2854 for further information.

Biographical or Historical Information

Elmer Ladislaw Novotny was born in 1909. He received a diploma from the Cleveland School of Art; a Bachelor's Degree from Case Western Reserve University; a Master's Degree from Kent State University; and studied at the Slade School of Fine Art at the University of London; in Zagreb, Yugoslavia; and at Yale University. His 1936 master's thesis from Kent State University was titled, The Development of Art in Education. He taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art from 1933 to 1943 and at Kent State University from 1936-1946 and was director of the school of art from 1946-. He was the author of Byways of Southern Europe (1969). Kent State University commissioned a painting of James A. Michener in 1971. In 1973 Novotny received the Kent State University President's Medal. In 1997 the School of Art Gallery at Kent State University held a "Faculty Exhibition & Tribute to Elmer L. Novotny."Note written by Inventory prepared by Shirley Soenksen on 2006 May 30.


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Michener related printouts from the internet.
Inventory prepared by Shirley Soenksen on 2006 May 30.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639