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

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Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1937-1990
15.1 linear feet
Boxes 2-16, 51, 67, OV 55

Correspondence is comprised of holiday cards from artists, professional correspondence, Virginia Christ-Janer’s professional correspondence, and personal correspondence between Virginia and Albert Christ-Janer as well as condolences for Albert’s death.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries:
2.1: Christmas Cards from Artists, 1941-circa 1980s
2.2: Professional Correspondence, circa 1937-circa 1985
2.3: Virginia Christ-Janer Correspondence, circa 1964-1991
2.1:Christmas Cards from Artists, 1941-circa 1980s
Found here are handmade, painted, sketched, and printed Christmas cards and letters from other artists, including Thomas Hart Benton, Adolf Dehn, Fritz Eichenberg, Nancy Grossman, John Groth, Doris Lee and Arnold Blanch, Ben Shahn, and Ed Zoller, among others. Also found here are Christmas card sketch drafts made by Albert Christ-Janer.
DescriptionContainer
Christmas Cards and Sketch Drafts Made by Albert Christ-Janer, 1941-1973
2
23-24
Benton, Thomas Hart, circa 1950-circa 1970s
Oversized Christmas cards housed in Box 51.
2
25
Chi, Chen, circa 1950-circa 1970
2
26
Dehn, Adolf, circa 1947-1972
2
27
Dowden, Anne Ophelia and Raymond Baxter, circa 1962-circa 1984
3
1
Eichenberg, Fritz, circa 1950s-circa 1973
Oversized Christmas cards housed in OV 55.
3
2-3
Florsheim, Richard, circa 1950-circa 1970
3
4
Grossman, Nancy, circa 1960s
3
5
Groth, John, circa 1950-circa 1970
3
6
Hammarstrom, Olav and Marianne Strengell, circa 1960-circa 1980s
3
7
Lee, Doris and Arnold Blanch, circa 1957-circa 1970
3
8
Obata, Gyo and Majel, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
3
9
Ponce de Leon, Michael, circa 1970s
3
10
Romano, Clare and John Ross, circa 1960s
3
11
Stephens, Branson G., circa 1940s-circa 1970s
3
12
Ruellen, Andrée and Jack Taylor, 1960-1991
3
13
Shahn, Ben, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
3
14
Zoller, Ed and Lucille, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
3
15
Zoretich, George S., circa 1960s-circa 1970s
3
16
Various Artists, circa 1940s-1980s
Oversized Christmas cards housed in OV 55.
3
17-27
Oversized Christmas Cards from Thomas Hart Benton from Box 2, Folder 25, circa 1950-circa 1970s
51
Oversized Christmas Cards from Fritz Eichenberg from Box 3, Folder 3, circa 1958-circa 1973
OV 55
Oversized Christmas Cards from Various Artists from Box 3, Folder 27, circa 1960s-circa 1980s
OV 55
2.2:Professional Correspondence, circa 1937-circa 1985
This subseries documents professional relationships and work and is with the Guggenheim Foundation, Henry Heald, Edward Ryerson, the Saarinen family, with and about University of Georgia, New York University, Michigan State University and Cranbrook, Missouri, Pennsylvania State University, the Pratt Institute, Ford Foundation, Milton Eisenhower, Paul Hammond, and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others. Also found is general professional correspondence, correspondence with galleries, the Mellon Foundation, and Carl Milles.
DescriptionContainer
Archives of American Art, circa 1968-circa 1985
3
28-29
Century Association, 1958-1974
67
2-3
Chicago, A-F, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
1-4
Chicago, Guggenheim Foundation, circa 1950
4
5
Chicago, G-H, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
6
Chicago, Henry Heald, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
7
Chicago, I-R, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
8-16
Chicago, Edward Ryerson, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
17
Chicago, S, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
18-19
Chicago, Saarinen, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
20
Chicago, T-Z, circa 1947-circa 1952
4
21-26
Congratulatory Letters, TIME Magazine Write-Up, circa 1965-circa 1966
4
27
Ford Foundation, circa 1949-circa 1952
4
28
General Gallery Correspondence, circa 1960s
5
1-3
Georgia, A-Z, circa 1970-circa 1973
5
4-11
Georgia, Galleries, circa 1968-circa 1975
5
12-16
Georgia, Lecture Series, circa 1971-circa 1974
5
17
International Home Furnishings Market, 1964
5
18
Mellon Foundation, circa 1952-circa 1956
5
19
Metropolitan Structures, Inc., 1959-1961
5
20
Michigan, Michigan State University and Cranbrook, General, circa 1944-circa 1947
5
21
Michigan, Michigan State University and Cranbrook, A-V, circa 1944-circa 1947
5
22-32
Michigan, Michigan State University and Cranbrook, X-Z, circa 1944-circa 1947
6
1
Milles, Carl, circa 1945-circa 1955
6
2-3
Missouri, A-Z, circa 1937-circa 1942
6
4-18
New York Graphic Society, Watercolor Book, 1967
6
19
New York University, A-H, circa 1952-circa 1956
6
20-25
New York University, Roy Harris, circa 1952-circa 1956
6
26
New York University, I-L, circa 1952-circa 1956
6
27-28
New York University, M-Z, circa 1952-circa 1956
7
1-5
Painting, Prints, and Gallery Correspondence, circa 1964-circa 1970
7
6
Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University, A-D, circa 1952-circa 1959
7
7-21
Pennsylvania State University, Milton Eisenhower, circa 1956-circa 1957
7
22
Pennsylvania State University, Encyclopaedia Britannica, circa 1952-circa 1956
7
23
Pennsylvania State University, E-F, circa 1952-circa 1959
7
24-29
Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University, Ford Foundation, circa 1952-circa 1956
8
1
Pennsylvania State University, Friends of the Arts, circa 1956-circa 1957
8
2
Pennsylvania State University, G-H, circa 1952-circa 1959
8
3-7
Pennsylvania State University, Paul Hammond, circa 1952-circa 1956
8
8
Pennsylvania State University, I-J, circa 1952-circa 1959
8
9-11
Pennsylvania State University, James Foundation, circa 1952-circa 1956
8
12
Pennsylvania State University, K-Z, circa 1952-circa 1959
8
13-19
Pennsylvania State University, L, circa 1952-circa 1959
8
20-22
Pennsylvania State University, Lucius N. Littaner Foundation, circa 1952-circa 1956
8
23
Pennsylvania State University, M-R, circa 1952-circa 1959
8
24-33
Pennsylvania State University, Rockefeller Foundation, circa 1952-circa 1956
8
34
Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University, S, circa 1952-1959
9
1-4
Pennsylvania State University, George D. Stoddard, circa 1952-circa 1956
9
5
Pennsylvania State University, T-Z, circa 1952-1959
9
6-14
Pennsylvania State University, General Correspondence, circa 1956-circa 1959
9
15-16
Pratt Institute
Pratt Institute, A-C, circa 1958-circa 1968
9
17-20
Pratt Institute, A-B, circa 1961-circa 1970
9
21-28
Pratt Institute
Pratt Institute, C-H, circa 1958-circa 1971
10
1-16
Pratt Institute, David D. Henry, circa 1958-circa 1971
10
17-18
Pratt Institute, H-N, circa 1958-circa 1971
10
19-28
Pratt Institute, M-W, circa 1958-circa 1971
11
1-24
Pratt Institute, W, circa 1958-circa 1971
12
1-5
Pratt Institute, Paul Weaver, circa 1942-circa 1971
12
6-7
Pratt Institute, X-Z, circa 1958-circa 1971
12
8-10
Rockefeller Foundation, 1970-1973
67
4
University of Georgia, 1970-1973
67
5-8
General Professional Correspondence, circa 1948-circa 1971
12
11-20
General Professional Correspondence, A, circa 1970-1972
67
9
General Professional Correspondence, B, circa 1968-1973
67
10
General Professional Correspondence, C, circa 1964-1974
67
11-12
General Professional Correspondence, Jimmy Carter, circa 1971-1973
67
13
General Professional Correspondence, D, circa 1968-1974
67
14
General Professional Correspondence, E, circa 1970-1973
67
15
General Professional Correspondence, F, circa 1964-1973
67
16-17
General Professional Correspondence, G, circa 1968-1980
67
18
General Professional Correspondence, H, circa 1969-1974
67
19-20
General Professional Correspondence, I-J, circa 1968-1973
67
21
General Professional Correspondence, K, circa 1969-1974
67
22
General Professional Correspondence, L, circa 1967-1973
67
23
General Professional Correspondence, M, circa 1967-1973
67
24
General Professional Correspondence, N-O, circa 1969-1973
67
25
General Professional Correspondence, P, circa 1969-1973
67
26
General Professional Correspondence, Q, circa 1963-1973
67
27
General Professional Correspondence, R, circa 1968-1973
67
28
General Professional Correspondence, S, circa 1970-1973
67
29-30
General Professional Correspondence, T, circa 1970-1974
67
31
General Professional Correspondence, U-V, circa 1970-1973
67
32
General Professional Correspondence, W, circa 1968-1973
67
33
General Professional Correspondence, Paul Weaver, circa 1967-1973
67
34
General Professional Correspondence, X-Z, circa 1970
67
35
2.3:Virginia Christ-Janer Correspondence, circa 1964-1991
Virginia Christ-Janer correspondence concerns artwork on loan, later editions of Albert Christ-Janer’s books, Albert Christ-Janer’s memorial services, the Norway-America Association, Forence K. Turner, and general correspondence regarding Albert Christ-Janer. Also found here is personal correspondence between Albert and Virginia, and correspondence during trips to Europe and with regards to Albert’s death.
DescriptionContainer
A-P, circa 1981-circa 1983
12
21-27
R-Z, circa 1981-circa 1983
13
1-3
American Hymns: Old and New
, circa 1979-circa 1982
13
4-6
Artwork on Loan, 1984-1985
13
7
Galleries, circa 1974-circa 1977
13
8-14
Hamady, Walter, circa 1970-1980
67
36
Memorial Services, circa 1973-circa 1975
13
15-16
Norway-America Association, circa 1973-circa 1976
13
17
Turner, Florence K., 1968-1971
13
18
General Correspondence, circa 1964-circa 1977
13
19-30
General Correspondence, circa 1974-1991
14
1-26
General Correspondence, circa 1981-circa 1989
15
1-24
General Correspondence, circa 1989-circa 1990
16
1-7
Albert and Virginia Christ-Janer
During Trip to Scandinavia, circa 1973
16
8
European Trip, circa 1973-circa 1975
16
9-11
Albert Christ-Janer's Death, Bellagio, Italy, 1973
16
12
Albert Christ-Janer's Death, Lost Luggage, circa 1974
16
13
Albert Christ-Janer's Death, Condolences, circa 1974
16
14-22
Personal Correspondence Between Albert and Virginia, circa 1952-circa 1958
16
23-24

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