Charles Sarka papers, 1902-1968

Sarka, Charles N. (Charles Nicholas), b. 1879 d. 1960
Painter, Muralist, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Biographical information; photographs; sketches; catalogs; printed materials; and a diary.

REEL 3976: A resume; 15 sketches; 2 paintings on paper, undated; clippings, 1964-1968; reproductions of art work, 1902-1922; exhibition catalogs, undated and 1963; 2 photographs of Sarka, ca. 1902 and ca. 1930; and 2 photographs of works of art, undated.

REEL 1000: Biographical information and a typescript of an unpublished diary written by Sarka while traveling in Tahiti and Moorea, 1903.

Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator; New York, N.Y. Worked for Harper's, Scribner's, Collier's, Blue Book, and other magazines. Wrote and illustrated Tahiti Nui.

Donated and lent 1973 by Catherine Jacobs, Sarka's niece.

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