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Alvin Lustig papers, 1935-1955

Alvin Lustig papers, 1935-1955

Lustig, Alvin, 1915-1955


Collection Information

Size: 4.8 linear ft. (1,200 items partially microfilmed on 3 reels).

1 rolled doc.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence; writings; graphic designs; sketches; clippings; and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Graphic, architectural, and book designer, New York. Studied briefly with Frank Lloyd Wright, but was primarily self taught.


The donor, Elaine Lustig Cohen, is Lustig's widow.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 323-324 & 421 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Microfilmed portion: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Unmicrofilmed portion: use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Alvin Lustig papers, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Selected Digitized Items