Guide to the Jose Clemente Orozco Scrapbook

Finding created by Russell Michalak
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium 2008
Libraries of The Claremont Colleges
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Claremont, CA 91711
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Descriptive Summary

Title: \Jose Clemente Orozco Scrapbook
creator: Orozco, Jose Clemente
Dates: 1932 - 1953
Extent: 1 foot (1 box)
Repository: Claremont Colleges. Honnold/Mudd Library.
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Claremont University Consortium
Claremont, California 91711
Collection Number: H448
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Physical Location: Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. Claremont University Consortium.

Information for Researchers

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Register of Jose Clemente Orozco Scrapbook. Special Collections, Honnold Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

Acquisition Information


Processing Information

Arranged and Processed by Special Collections Staff


No additions to the collection is anticipated.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection consists of articles and newsclippings about Jose Clemente Orozco's art on college campuses.

Series Arrangement

Series 1 Prometheus Fresco
Series 2 Other art by Jose Clemente Orozco

Subject Headings

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

Detailed Description of the Collection


Series 1 Art, 1930

box 1, folder 1

Reproduction of Prometheus Fresco, 1930


The original fresco is located at Frary Hall on the Pomona College campus.
box 1, folder 1

Prometheus Fresco, 1930


Picture showing cleaning of mural. Also clippings telling about 16 Orozco photomurals presented to Pomona College Art department.
box 1, folder 1

Prometheus Fresco, 1930


Typescript description of Prometheus fresco.
box 1, folder 2

Description of Prometheus fresco and biography, 1930


Biographical sketch of Orozco in letter from Alma Reed to Mr. Alan Brown, Special Student life Writer.
box 1, folder 3

Description of Prometheus Fresco, 1930


Article by Joseph Pijion, former Pomona College professor, from Touring Topics.
box 1, folder 4

Comments on Prometheus Fresco, 1930 - 1953


Newsclippings from Student Life and L.A Herald and L.A. Times.

Series 2 Orozco frescos at other colleges, 1926 - 1962

box 1, folder 5

"Peace" a fresco by Orozco at Dartmouth College, 1930

box 1, folder 5

"Mexican Landscape," a lithographic reproduction by Orozco, 1930

box 1, folder 5

"Pre-Columbian Golden Age" by Orozco at Dartmouth College, 1930

box 1, folder 5

"Return to the Battlefields" by Orozco at Dartmouth College, 1926

box 1, folder 6

"The Frescoes of Orozco in the New School for Social Research" by Laurence Schmeckbier., 1932

box 1, folder 7

Newsclippings, 1932 - 1942

box 1, folder 8

Announcement of book about Orozco, 1947

box 1, folder 9

Bibliographies, Undated

box 1, envelope 1 - 6

Published commentaries about Jose Clemente Orozco's art, 1932 - 1968