Max Weber papers, 1902-2008

Weber, Max, b. 1881 d. 1961
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 11.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of New York painter and sculptor Max Weber measure 11.3 linear feet and date from 1902-2008. The collection documents Weber's career as an artist through scattered biographical material; correspondence with artists, curators, universities, arts organizations, and others; exhibition and gallery files; personal business records; writings by Weber and others; exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material; photographs of Weber, exhibitions, and works of art; and audio and film recordings. Also included are records maintained by Joy Weber on the exhibition and sale of Weber's work after his death.

Biographical/Historical Note: Max Weber (1881-1961) was a painter and sculptor in New York, N.Y. Weber was the National Chairman for the American Artists Congress in 1937.

Material was lent for microfilming in 1959 by Max Weber and in 1969 by Mrs. Max Weber and daughter, Joy Weber. The bulk of the microfilmed material and additional papers were donated in 2011 by Joy Weber.

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Also found at the Archives of American Art is an Allen L. Wetmore letter from Max Weber, April 15, 1946.
Material lent for microfilming in 1959 and 1969 which was not included in the 2011 donation is available on microfilm reels NY59-6 to NY59-10, N69-82 to N69-88 and N69-112.