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Carl von Hassler papers, 1930-1983

Von Hassler, Carl, 1887-1969

Muralist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 3 Microfilm reels

Summary: Biographical material, sketchbooks, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, financial material and correspondence.
REEL 3057: An autobiographical essay with notes; biographical information; sketches and sketchbooks; scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs of art work; photographs of von Hassler and his wife; correspondence; financial documents, including price lists, receipts, and a ledger; insurance papers, legal documents, naturalization papers, contracts, and legal actions; clippings, exhibition catalogs and printed material; and material collected by Esther Sheehan Berrenberg, including an exhibition catalog, appraisals, receipts, and photographs of von Hassler's artwork, and a scrapbook containing clippings and letters about von Hassler.
REELS 3057-3058 and 3285: Letters, postcards and greeting cards from Caroline Coudray, W.A. Kline, Esther Sheehan and Mrs. G. S. Westermann and drafts of letters sent; receipts, check stubs and other financial material; sketches and sketchbooks; three lithographic reproductions; and clippings and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Albuquerque, N.M. Born in Bremen, Germany. Studied at the Dusseldorf Academie. Moved to the U.S. prior to World War I and lived in New York City for several years before relocating to New Mexico.


Lent 1984 by Esther Sheehan Berrenberg and Novella King, friends of von Hassler's, and microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lenders, Esther Sheehan Berrenberg and Novella King, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3057-3058 and 3285 avaible for use through interlibrary loan.

35mm microfilm reel available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Novella King. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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How to Cite This Collection

Carl von Hassler papers, 1930-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.