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John Rock papers

Identifier: WUA078

Scope and Contents

The John Rock papers consist of a record book detailing Rock's completed paintings and prints from the 1960s and 1970s. Also included are exhibition flyers from two separate Salishan Lodge shows.


  • 1960-1991


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Library acts as “fair use” reproduction agent.

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Biographic Note

John Rock was born in Tillamook, Oregon in 1919. He graduated from Oregon State University with a major in industrial arts and a minor in art. Rock taught for several years at Southern Oregon University before continuing his education and earning a Masters of Fine Arts from Oakland's College of Arts and Crafts. He began teaching in the Art Department at Oregon State University in 1958. His prints and drawings were nationally exhibited. He died in 1993 at the age of 74.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box)


The John Rock papers include a record book of paintings and prints completed by Rock during the 1960s and 1970s as well as exhibition flyers.


Items retain original order.

Physical Location

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Jay Cuson.
Guide to the John Rock papers, 1960-1991
Finding aid processed by Christopher McFetridge.
© 2015
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections Collection Descriptions

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