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Thomas A. Rose papers

Identifier: ua01261

Content Description

Exhibition and teaching files


  • 1960s-2010s

Language of Materials

Collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law Title 17, U.S. Code. Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Biographical Note

Thomas A. Rose (1942- ) graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana with a BFA in sculpture in 1965, received a MA in Fine Arts at University California, Berkeley in 1967, and completed post-graduate study at Lund University in Sweden from 1967-1968. Rose taught sculpture at Berkeley from 1968-1969 and New Mexico State University from 1969-1972 before joining the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota in 1972. In addition to teaching sculpture in the studio arts, Rose has exhibited his work internationally and has been the recipient of numerous commissions and awards for his sculpture and design work. Rose retired from the University in 2017.


20 Cubic Feet (7 boxes; 6 flat; flat folders & oversized rolled materials)


Collection contains the records of Thomas A. Rose, artist, and Professor Emeritus of the Department of Art, University of Minnesota. Materials include sketches, blueprints and planning for various art projects as well as articles, books and other publications related to gallery exhibitions and projects.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was donated by Tom Rose in 2017 and 2018. Additional folders were transfered in 2022.

Processing Information

Collection was processed in December 2018.

Thomas A. Rose papers
February 2019
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Revision Statements

  • April 2022: Contents list updated to reflect additional folders transferred by Rose.

Collecting Area Details

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