August Arp papers, 1927-1981

Arp, August, b. 1894 d. 1968
Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 94 items.

Collection Summary: Certificates of baptism and death; correspondence, 1927-1967, with friends, family, and other artists, and letters of condolence to his family on his death; several unpublished poems; art works, consisting of 12 pencil & charcoal sketches, including preliminary drawings for Christmas cards, 8 original silkcreened Christmas cards and designs, 3 hand-colored linecut Christmas cards, and 1 book jacket design in pastels and charcoal (24.6 x 22 cm. or smaller.); photographs of Arp and 21 slides of his paintings; a brief biographical sketch, 1981, by his widow, Raizel Wiesenberg Arp; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1982 by Raizel Wiesenberg Arp, August Arp's widow.

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