Jules Langsner papers, circa 1910-1998, bulk, 1950-1967

Langsner, Jules, b. 1911 d. 1967
Art critic, Art historian
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 4.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of southern California contemporary art curator, critic, and historian Jules Langsner measure 4.6 linear feet and date from circa 1910s-1998, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1967.

Biographical/Historical Note: Jules Langsner (1911-1967) was an art critic and art historian from Los Angeles, California.

Donated 1973-1996 and 2004 by June Harwood Langsner, widow of Jules Langsner, except material on reel 3090 which was donated 1982 by the Art Library of the University of California, Los Angeles, via librarian Virginia Steele.

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