John Rock papers, 1960-1991  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Rock, John Henry, 1919-1993
John Rock papers
1960-1991 (inclusive)
.25 linear feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
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.
Willamette University Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem, OR
Telephone: 503-370-6866
Fax: 503-370-6141
Access Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections.

Copyright Information: Before material from collections at Willamette University Archives and Special Collections may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives and Special Collections should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Rock papers, Archives and Special Collections, Mark O. Hatfield Library, Willamette University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Exhibition Flyers 1985-1991
1 2 "John Rock" Translation
Post-it note featuring a translation of Rock's name.
1 3 Record
Record book

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Arts--Northwest, Pacific
  • Fine Arts
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon