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Allen Saalburg papers, 1924-circa 2003, bulk 1940-1987

Contents and Arrangement

This collection is arranged as 6 series.

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Series 1: Biographical Materials , circa 2003
1 folder
Box 1

The chronology, compiled by Joseph Ruszicka, a researcher hired by the donor, is a photocopy.
Description Container Select
Allen Russell Saalburg Chronology , circa 2003
1
1

Series 2: Correspondence , 1982-1983, circa 1956-1969
0.2 Linear Feet
Box 1

Correspondence concerns arrangements with New York Graphic Society to sell Saalburg prints and gifts of his artwork to the Bucks County Historial Society, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
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New York Graphic Society, circa 1956-1969
1
2
Bucks County Historical Society , 1982-1983
1
3

Series 3: Subject Files , circa 1950s-1994
0.1 Linear Feet
Box 1

The file concerning Saalburg's studio, Canal Press, contains business records and printed material. Correspondence, printed material and sales records document Saalburg's exhibitions at Ink River Gallery.
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Canal Press, Catalogs and Price Lists, circa 1950s - circa 1980s
1
4
Canal Press, Expenses, 1975-1977
1
5
Canal Press, Sales , 1967-1987
1
6
Ink River Gallery, circa 1980s-1994
1
7

Series 4: Printed Material , 1940-circa 1980s
0.3 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-2, OV 3

One folder of printed material is about Saalburg. The remaining folders contain books and other printed materials illustrated or designed by Saalburg. The posters were issued by the U.S. Office of War Information. Miscellaneous items are a periodical, and the program and invitation for a 1979 tribute to Claudius Charles Philipe.
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Articles About Saalburg (1929-1939), circa 1980s
1
8
Yankee Iron: The Story of the Eastern Malleable Iron Company, 1952
1
9
Connecticut Enterprise, 1960
1
10
Frenchtown, NJ, 1867-1967, 1967
1
11
Miscellaneous Items, 1940, 1979
Oversized material housed in Box 2
1
12
Posters, 1942-1943
Oversized posters housed in OV 3
1
13
Oversized Miscellaneous Printed Materials from Box 1, Folder 12, 1940, 1979
2
1
Oversized Posters from Box 1, Folder 13, 1942-1943
Some items are fragile
OV 3

Series 5: Scrapbook , 1941 - 1947, 1924 - 1927
0.1 Linear Feet
Box 2

The scrapbook contains many periodical covers and articles illustrated by Saalburg. Also included are a few newspaper clippings mentioning him and "Allen Saalburg: Descriptive Artist," a 1947 article published in Arts.
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Scrapbook, 1941-1947, 1924-1927
2
2

Series 6: Photographs , circa 1930-circa 1980s
0.1 Linear Feet
Box 1

Photographs of Saalburg include studio portraits and informal snapshots. Some portraits are digitial copies of earlier images.
This series is arranged by subject. Additional photographs are found among the subject files (series 3).
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Artwork by Saalburg - Glass Panels Printed by Silkscreen, undated
Color transparency
1
14
Artwork by Saalburg - Paintings, circa 1930-circa 1980s
1
15
Artwork by Saalburg - Laura Harding Collection of Screenpainted Furniture, undated
Includes negatives
1
16
People - Allen Saalburg, circa 1940s-circa 1980s
1
17
People - Allen Saalburg in Studio, 1958-circa 1980s
1
18
Places - Canal Press Studio, Frenchtown, New Jersey, 1958
1
19
Places - Saalburg Home, Uhlerstown, Pennslyvania, circa 1970s-circa 1980s
Includes 2 negatives and article about the building's history
1
20
Events - Air Force Trip with John Mooney, circa 1956-circa 1960s
1
21

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.