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Alexander Dobkin papers, 1940-1974

Dobkin, Alexander, 1908-1975

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.62 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 4 reels)

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; books; lithographs; sketchbooks with notes; exhibition catalogs and clippings.
REELS N68-99-100 & N69-2: Sketchbooks with notes, 1943-1966.
REEL N69-23: Correspondence; an exhibition catalog; and lithographs.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence with family members, Philip Evergood, Jack Levine, Raphael Soyer, Chaim Gross, and others; 4 illustrated letters from Dobkin to his wife, 1954; photographs of Dobkin and his work; 2 books illustrated by Dobkin; and exhibition catalogs and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lithographer, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Died 1975.


Sketchbooks on reels N68-99-100 and N69-2 lent for microfilming 1969 by Dobkin. Material on reel N69-23 donated except for lithographs which were returned after microfilming. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1968 and 1976 by Alexander Dobkin and Kathy Dobkin.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Lithographs on reels N69-23: Originals returned to Alexander Dobkin after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N68-99-100, N69-2 and N69-23 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Alexander Dobkin papers, 1940-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.