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Anton Refregier papers, circa 1900-circa 1990

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Series 10: Artwork , circa 1930s-circa 1970s
3.5 Linear feet
Boxes 28-30, 36, OVs 40, 41, RDs 42-44

Artwork by Refregier in the form of loose sketches, primarily in pencil, and 21 sketchbooks, constitutes the bulk of this series. Sketches and cartoons document the development of many of Refregier's mural and tapestry designs. Many of the sketchbooks also contain journal entries and notes. Also found here are prints and reproductions of Refregier's "Peace card" block engravings for every year from 1950-1973, with the exception of 1970.
Material related to Natural Figure Drawing includes photos and sketches by Refregier and others used in the book and 2 marked up copies of the book. A folder of sketches and text regarding publications for labor organizations, includes two issues of Labor Defender from 1933 and 1934.
Artwork by others contains artwork by Refregier's children and other unidentified children, and one folder of artwork by others including 7 copies of a woodblock print by Manuel Q. Hernandez, and a pencil sketch and woodblock print by unidentified artists.
Description Container Select
Artwork by Refregier
Loose Sketches, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
(2 folders; oversized material housed in OV 40)
28
26-27
Loose Sketches, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
(7 folders; oversized material housed in Box 36 and OV 40)
29
1-7
Loose Sketches, including Cafe Society Uptown, 1940s
(Oversized material housed in OV 40)
29
8
Loose Sketches, Inc. Colliers, circa 1940s
(Oversized material housed in OV 40)
29
9
Loose Sketches, including Gay Blades Ice Skating Rink, circa 1930s-circa 1940s
(Oversized material housed in OV 40)
29
10
Loose Sketches, including Sarasota, FL, circa 1944
(Oversized material housed in OV 40)
29
11
Loose Sketches, including S. S. Lurline, 1940s
(Oversized material housed in OV 40)
29
12
Loose Sketches, Various, Unidentified, circa 1940s
(Oversized material housed in OV 41, RD 42, RD 43, RD 44)
29
13
Natural Figure Drawing, circa 1940s
(5 folders; oversized material housed in Box 36)
29
14-18
Peace Cards, 1950s-1970s
(5 folders)
29
19-23
Sketchbooks, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
(5 folders)
29
24-28
Sketchbooks, Europe, 1960
29
29
Sketchbooks, Mexico, 1963, 1964
29
30
Sketchbooks, Mexico, 1966
30
1
Sketchbook, Miami, FL, 1967
30
2
Sketches and Text Re. Publications for Labor Organizations, 1930s
30
3
Sketches for "Art for Children,", circa 1950s
(includes photos)
30
4
Sketches for Insect Research Center, New York University, circa 1968
30
5
Sketches for Urapan Society, circa 1970s
30
6
Artwork by Others
By Children, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
(2 folders)
30
7-8
By Others, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
30
9
Oversized, Loose Sketches, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
36
Oversized, Natural Figure Drawing, circa 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
36
Oversized, Loose Sketches, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
(Oversized material from Box 28)
OV 40
Oversized, Loose Sketches, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
OV 40
Oversized, Loose Sketches, including Cafe Society Uptown, 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
OV 40
Oversized, Loose Sketches, Inc. Colliers, circa 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
OV 40
Oversized, Loose Sketches, including Gay Blades Ice Skating Rink, circa 1930s-circa 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
OV 40
Oversized, Loose Sketches, including Sarasota, FL, circa 1944
(Oversized material from Box 29)
OV 40
Oversized, Loose Sketches, including S. S. Lurline, 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
OV 40
Oversized, Loose Sketches, Various Unidentified, circa 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
OV 41
Oversized, Loose Sketches, Various Unidentified, circa 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
RD 42
Oversized, Loose Sketches, Various Unidentified, circa 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
RD 43
Oversized, Loose Sketches, Various Unidentified, circa 1940s
(Oversized material from Box 29)
RD 44

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