Carl von Hassler papers, 1930-1983

Von Hassler, Carl, b. 1887 d. 1969
Painter, Muralist
Active in Albuquerque, N.M.

Collection size: 3 microfilm reels

Collection Summary: Biographical material, sketchbooks, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, financial material and correspondence.

REEL 3057: An autobiographical essay with notes; biographical information; sketches and sketchbooks; scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs of art work; photographs of von Hassler and his wife; correspondence; financial documents, including price lists, receipts, and a ledger; insurance papers, legal documents, naturalization papers, contracts, and legal actions; clippings, exhibition catalogs and printed material; and material collected by Esther Sheehan Berrenberg, including an exhibition catalog, appraisals, receipts, and photographs of von Hassler's artwork, and a scrapbook containing clippings and letters about von Hassler.

REELS 3057-3058 and 3285: Letters, postcards and greeting cards from Caroline Coudray, W.A. Kline, Esther Sheehan and Mrs. G. S. Westerman and drafts of letters sent; receipts, check stubs and other financial material; sketches and sketchbooks; three lithographic reproductions; and clippings and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Albuquerque, N.M. Born in Bremen, Germany. Studied at the Dusseldorf Academie. Moved to the U.S. prior to World War I and lived in New York City for several years before relocating to New Mexico.

Lent 1984 by Esther Sheehan Berrenberg and Novella King, friends of von Hassler's, and microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

How to Use this Collection

  • Microfilm reels 3057-3058 and 3285 avaible for use through interlibrary loan.
    microfilm reel available for use through interlibrary loan.
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