Alexander Dobkin papers, 1940-1974

Dobkin, Alexander, b. 1908 d. 1975
Painter, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.62 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 4 reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs; books; lithographs; sketchbooks with notes; exhibition catalogs and clippings.

REELS N68-99-100 & N69-2: Sketchbooks with notes, 1943-1966.

REEL N69-23: Correspondence; an exhibition catalog; and lithographs.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence with family members, Philip Evergood, Jack Levine, Raphael Soyer, Chaim Gross, and others; 4 illustrated letters from Dobkin to his wife, 1954; photographs of Dobkin and his work; 2 books illustrated by Dobkin; and exhibition catalogs and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Lithographer, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Died 1975.

Sketchbooks on reels N68-99-100 and N69-2 lent for microfilming 1969 by Dobkin. Material on reel N69-23 donated except for lithographs which were returned after microfilming. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1968 and 1976 by Alexander Dobkin and Kathy Dobkin.

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