Samuel Adler papers, 1902-1979

Adler, Samuel, b. 1898 d. 1979
Painter, Educator, Collagist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, writings, art works, scrapbooks, phtoographs, sound records, and printed material reflect Adler's career as a painter and teacher.

REEL D231: Correspondence; three scrapbooks, 1944-1955, containing clippings and printed materials; catalogs; and gallery literature. Among the correspondents are: Morris Blackburn, Glenn Raymond Bradshaw, Howard S. Conant, Lamar Dodd, Ernest Fiene, Anthony Lauck, Sidney Laufman, Arthur Osver, John Rood, and Hudson D. Walker.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; two lecture manuscripts; teaching and other notes; an ink drawing and an ink sketch by Adler; a caricature of Adler in colored pencil, Havana, 1940; seven scrapbooks, containing letters received, announcements, clippings, letters of condolence received by Mrs. Adler, and clippings about Adler's death; 212 photographs of Adler, his family, friends, and works of art; 9 cassette tapes of interviews, radio programs, and lectures, ca. 1957-1979, including an interview with John Clancy and Adler on the history of the Rehn Gallery, 1973, and a recording of Adler's memorial service, 1979; exhibition catalogs, 1947-1977; a guest book from a 1973 Rehn Gallery exhibition; clippings, printed matter; and personal documents.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, educator; New York, N.Y. Died 1979.

Donated 1965-1980 by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Adler.

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