Rudolph Dirks papers, 1860-1971

Dirks, Rudolph, b. 1877 d. 1968
Painter, Sculptor, Illustrator
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 240 items (on one partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Five letters and postcards, 1926-1944, to Rudolph, one concerning his painting which was exhibited in the Armory Show; a transcript of an appeal to the New York Supreme Court, "Star Co. vs. Press Publishing Co. and Rudolph Dirks, 1913" concerning violation of exclusive publication rights of Dirk's drawings; 50 photographs, 1892-1970, of the Dirks family and other artists and friends; 25 photographs of Rudolph's works; 29 original water colors, oils, drawings, and cartoons by Rudolph; and clippings. Also includes three cartoons by John Dirks and five drawings by Gus Dirks.

Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator. Born 1877. Died 1968.

Lent for microfilming 1974 by John Dirks.

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