Albert Christ-Janer papers, 1915-circa 1993, bulk 1930-1981

Christ-Janer, Albert, b. 1910 d. 1973
Painter, Printmaker
Active in Athens, Ga.

Collection size: 56.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of art historian, educator, painter, and printmaker Albert Christ-Janer measure 56.3 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1993, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930 to 1981. The papers include biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, teaching files, exhibition files, financial and estate records, printed material, scrapbooks and scrapbook material, photographs, artwork, and artifacts.

Biographical/Historical Note: Albert Christ-Janer (1910-1973) was a painter, printmaker, art historian, writer, and educator active at colleges and universities across the U.S.

The Albert Christ-Janer papers were donated by Virginia Christ-Janer in 1980-1981 and 1994.

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.

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Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Albert Christ-Janer conducted by Dorothy Seckler, March 21, 1964. Albert Christ-Janer's research materials for his book, "American Hymns Old and New," (1980) are found at the St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, a center for the study of hymns.