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Albert Christ-Janer papers, 1915-circa 1993, bulk 1930-1981

Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 54.6 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of art historian, educator, painter, and printmaker Albert Christ-Janer measure 56.3 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1993, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930 to 1981. The papers include biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, teaching files, exhibition files, financial and estate records, printed material, scrapbooks and scrapbook material, photographs, artwork, and artifacts.

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Christ-Janer (1910-1973) was a painter, printmaker, art historian, writer, and educator active at colleges and universities across the U.S.


The Albert Christ-Janer papers were donated by Virginia Christ-Janer in 1980-1981 and 1994.

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Language Note

Collection is in English


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.