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Arthur Osver papers, 1943-1975

Osver, Arthur, 1912-2006



Collection Information

Size: 0.8 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence; biographical material; photographs; writings; sketches; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and printed material.
REEL 3948: Biographical material; correspondence; exhibition catalogs for Osver, and exhibition catalogs for Osver's wife, Ernestine Betsberg; clippings; and press releases.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; photographs of Osver and his works; 5 sketches; interview notes; a paper about Osver; exhibition catalogs; clippings; magazine articles; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. and St. Louis, Missouri. Married to painter Ernestine Betsberg.


Unmicrofilmed material donated 1976 by Arthur Osver; material on reel 3948 donated 1984 by George Arents Library, Syracuse University.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3948 available 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

Arthur Osver papers, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.