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Guide to the Abraham Joel Tobias Collection RG.022

Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology
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Creator - Artist: Tobias, Abraham Joel, 1913-1996
Creator: Tobias, Carolyn
Title: Guide to the Abraham Joel Tobias Collection, 1942-2005
Dates [inclusive]: 1942-2005
Abstract: Abraham Joel Tobias was a painter, muralist, and educator. The university commissioned him, in the early 1950s, to create a mural called the History of Science and two plexiglass mural panels. They were meant to celebrate the scientific advancements made by university members, as well as others throughout the history of science. The plexiglass murals were finished on schedule. However, Tobias was never able to complete the History of Science mural.
Quantity: 3.0 Cubic feet
Location note: Poly Archives & Special Collections Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology 5 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, NY 11201 Phone: (718) 260-3943 Fax: (718) 260-3756 archives@library.poly.edu
Call Phrase: RG.022