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Smyrl, Jak (Oscar Jackson), 1923-2007

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 19230505 - 20070807

Gender

  • Males

Occupations

Places

Topics

Languages Used

  • Language: English. Script: Latin

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jak Smyrl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-14uuuu
Scope and Contents Thirty cartons plus forty-seven oversized, 3” deep flat file boxes, 1923-2014, of correspondence, personal papers, photographs, and artwork, reveal the life and work of this South Carolina artist who spent his entire working career (1949-1987) as the illustrator for The State newspaper. The single largest unit of materials in the collection consists of Smyrl’s artwork, most of it primarily created daily for the newspaper. Covering everything from local to global news, this artwork especially...
Dates: 1923 - 2014