Robert Philipp papers, 1906-1981

Philipp, Robert, b. 1895 d. 1981
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.6 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs; a diary; writings and notes; 20 sketchbooks and sketches; 2 scrapbooks; exhibition catalogs and annoucements; printed material; and miscellaneous items.

REEL D295: Correspondence; clippings; exhibition catalogs; articles; and photos.

REELS 2547-2548: Letters; photographs of Philipp and others, and of works of art; a diary, 1970; writings and notes; 20 sketchbooks and several loose sketches; financial material; 2 scrapbooks containing photographs of Phillip's paintings and biographical material; Phillip's passport; an address book; certificates, awards and 7 medals; exhibition catalogs; announcements; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y.

Material on reel D295 lent for microfilming 1966 by Robert Phillip.; most of it subsquently donated along with material on reel 2547-2548, 1975-1982, by Phillip and his estate.

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