Leo J. Schreiber papers, 1904-1992

Schreiber, Leo J., b. 1904 d. 1992
Painter, Illustrator
Active in Plymouth, Mass.

Collection size: 3.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Biographical data; birth certificate; copyright certificates; professional and personal correspondence, 1923-1984; Federal Art Project file; photographs of Schreiber, friends and work; photo album of work; 2 oil self-portraits; sketches, chiefly of heads, and including anatomical studies; commercial drawings and related printed material; 18 notebooks with sketches and notes, mostly in German, on his theories of design and composition; a scrapbook of photographs and clippings of work; miscellaneous printed material, including copies of "The Pilgrim Story" with illustrations by Schreiber, "Mural Painting," a pamphlet prepared by him for the Civilian Conservation Corps, an illustrated catalog of the work of the architectural firm of Meyer and Mathieu, and obituaries.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, illustrator; Plymouth, Mass.

Donated 1993 by Alma Schreiber Patterson, sister of Leo J. Schreiber. Additional papers are expected.

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