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This letter confirms the VCU Board of Visitors' decision to name the new School of the Arts building after Theresa Pollak.
M5_B2_Correspondence re Building Dedication_Letter to TP from Brandt, 1970_001.jpg

A draft of Pollak's response to President Brandt, in which she expresses her appreciation both for being honored with the new building and for the School of the Arts in general.
M5_B2_Correspondence re Building Dedication_TP Response to Brandt, 1970_001.jpg

This letter from Wyndham B. Blanton, Jr. notified Pollak of Virginia Commonwealth University's Board of Visitors' decision to award her with the Honorary Doctorate of Humanities.
M5_B2_VCU1978-1983_Letter from Blanton 1978_001.jpg

Letter to Pollak in which Dr. Hibbs expresses his refusal to allow the use of nude models in class, due to the scrutiny of a conservative Richmond majority.
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A draft of Pollak's nomination of Adele Clark for the First Governor's Award for the Arts in 1979. These awards were intended for individuals and organizations in Virginia that had made significant contributions to the arts.
M5_B1_Federated Arts Council_Nomination for Adele Clarke_March 1979001.jpg

A draft of Pollak's nomination of Maurice Bonds for the First Governor's Award for the Arts in 1973. These awards were intended for individuals and organizations in Virginia that had made significant contributions to the arts.
M5_B1_Federated Arts Council_Nomination for Maurice Bonds_Attached to Bravo Letter 1979001.jpg

A draft of Pollak's nomination of VCU School of the Arts for the First Governor's Award for the Arts in 1973. These awards were intended for individuals and organizations in Virginia that had made significant contributions to the arts.
M5_B1_Federated Arts Council_Nomination for School of the Arts at VCU_Attached to Bravo Letter 1979001.jpg

Pollak's essay, "Art Teacher Defends Virginia Museum's Abstract Art Exhibition," was featured in the Richmond newspaper, News Leader, on 2 April 1958.
M5_B1b_Misc Writings by TP_Art Teacher Defends Abstract Art001.jpg

An undated and untitled text handwritten by Pollak about her perspective on life and acceptance.
M5_B1b_Misc Writings by TP_Life is a Wonderful Thing001.jpg
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