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Abraham Joel Tobias papers, 1913-2000

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Series 2: Correspondence, 1933-1997
0.4 linear feet
Box 1

General correspondence contains letters, drafts, and carbon copies of letters sent by Tobias regarding proposed mural commissions with responses from various trade unions and public institutions. There is scattered correspondence with museums such as the Brooklyn Museum, Guggenheim Museum, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Jewish Museum, North Carolina Museum of Art, and Seattle Art Museum. Correspondence with the National Museum of American Art concerns the acquisition of Tobias's shaped canvas,
Sky Formation
(1935); other letters concern the donation of two life drawings to the National Gallery. Also found are letters of recommendation written on Tobias's behalf.
This series is organized chronologically. Project and exhibition files (Series 3) contain additional correspondence.
DescriptionContainer
General Correspondence, 1933-1997, undated
9 folders
1
8-16
The Fine Arts Federation of New York, 1988-1995, undated
1
17

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