Robert D. Kaufmann papers, 1954-1962

Kaufmann, Robert D., b. 1913 d. 1959
Painter, Gallery owner
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Collection Summary: Printed materials, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and a card file.

REEL 677: Four catalogs; four clippings; letters; eulogies of Kaufmann; and two scrapbooks containing clippings and announcements.

REEL 692: 350 photographs of Kaufmann's works.

UNMICROFILMED: Letters from the executor of Kaufmann's estate and the Arts Fund to various galleries, museums and universities regarding donating Kaufmann's work to these institutions; an alphabetized card file listing donated works and their location; and seven printed items.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and gallery owner; New York, N.Y. Founded the Forum Gallery to provide exhibition space for college and university art students.

Donated 1961-1977 by Walter Weiss for the estate of Robert D. Kaufmann.

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