Arthur Osver papers, 1943-1975

Osver, Arthur, b. 1912 d. 2006
Active in New York, N.Y.; St. Louis, Mo.

Collection size: 0.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical material; photographs; writings; sketches; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and printed material.

REEL 3948: Biographical material; correspondence; exhibition catalogs for Osver, and exhibition catalogs for Osver's wife, Ernestine Betsberg; clippings; and press releases.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; photographs of Osver and his works; 5 sketches; interview notes; a paper about Osver; exhibition catalogs; clippings; magazine articles; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y. and St. Louis, Missouri. Married to painter Ernestine Betsberg.

Unmicrofilmed material donated 1976 by Arthur Osver; material on reel 3948 donated 1984 by George Arents Library, Syracuse University.

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