Boris Deutsch papers, 1925-1977

Deutsch, Boris, b. 1892 d. 1978
Painter, Educator, Etcher, Lithographer
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 3.3 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; an autobiography; resumes; writings and notes; sketchbook; 2 scrapbooks; inventory of paintings; bank statements and records of stock market transactions; photographs; and printed material.

REEL LA 2: Clippings and exhibition catalogs, ca. 1941-1946.

UNMICROFILMED: A brief autobiography; resumes; personal and business correspondence; unpublished writings and notes including a report on Deutsch's murals done for the Public Buildings Administration Section of Fine Arts at the U.S. Post Office Terminal in Los Angeles, California, ca. 1940; a sketchbook, 1934; 2 scrapbooks; a handwritten inventory of paintings; bank statements and records of stock market transactions; 500 photos of Deutsch, his wife, his paintings and other subjects, including some taken by Will Cormellsa, Arnold Genthe, and a Resettlement Administration photo by Arthur Rothstein; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Los Angeles, California.

Material on reel LA 2 lent for microfilming 1964 by Betty Hoag. Unmicrofmiled material donated 1980 by the estate of Boris Deutsch.

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