Erik Hans Krause papers, 1936-1975

Krause, Erik Hans, b. 1899 d. 1990
Painter, Arts administrator, Author
Active in Rochester, N.Y

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Letters; photographs; an inventory of art works; posters; exhibition announcements; clippings; and miscellaneous material.

REEL 154: 25 posters, some evidently prepared for the WPA.

REEL 668: Papers accrued by Krause while he was supervisor of the New York State Art Project (Rochester Unit) of the Federal Works Agency, 1936-1941. Included are 10 letters; 49 photographs of poster and textile designs; 3 booklet cover designs; an inventory of art works; and a work schedule.

REEL 3090: Exhibition announcements and clippings, ca. 1965-1975.

Biographical/Historical Note: Graphic artist, art administrator, painter; Rochester, New York.

Material on reels 668 & 3090 donated 1972-1975 by Erik Hans Krause;provenance of material on reel 154 is unknown.

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