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Chaim Gross papers, 1920-2004

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5.1: Printed Material About Chaim Gross , 1925-2001

Printed material provides a comprehensive survey of the numerous exhibitions, teaching opportunities, professional events, and philanthropic endeavors in which Gross participated throughout his career.
Announcements and catalogs are for solo and group exhibitions, lectures and symposia, award dinners, openings and receptions, dedications of sculpture, and other special events. Brochures and programs are for books and films by or about Gross, tours of his studio, and events at which Gross was honored or at which his artwork was presented or dedicated. Additional printed material relating to awards and honors received by Gross can be found in Series 1: Biographical Material and Series 2: Correspondence. Copies of catalogs for Sculptors Guild exhibitions from the 1930s to 2001 can also be found here.
Art school brochures are for schools in which Gross taught, including the Cumington School, the Brooklyn Museum Art School, and the New Art School, established by Gross, Raphael and Moses Soyer, and Alexander Dobkin at 567 Sixth Avenue in New York City in 1939. They also include brochures for art programs in which Gross taught or otherwise participated, and auction catalogs for auctions for which Gross contributed artwork.
Brochures and programs are for dinners and award ceremonies in which Gross was honored or at which his artwork was presented or dedicated. Also found are brochures for Gross's books and films, and brochures for tours of his studio. Copies of catalogs for Sculptors Guild exhibitions from the 1930s to 2001 can also be found here.
The series also includes a motion picture film and a video recording of the documentary A Sculptor Speaks, and video recordings of Tree Trunk to Head and an NBC broadcast of The Two Chaims, featuring an interview with Chaim Gross.
News clippings and articles provide a comprehensive survey of the publicity Gross received over the course of his career from the early 1930s to the 1990s and include multiple articles on Gross in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish newspapers, magazines, and journals.
The series includes a copy of the book The Sculpture Relief of the Ten Commandments by Gross and Rabbi Israel Mowshowitz published by International Synagogue in 1973; and Improvisations published in 1953 and 1955 for the Artists Equity Masquerade Ball with reproductions of artwork by Gross. Reproductions of artwork include two posters for a Sculptors Guild Carnival with artwork by Gross, and a holiday card designed by Chaim Gross and signed by Chaim and Renee Gross.
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Announcements and Catalogs, undated
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25
Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1920s
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Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1930s
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1935-1939
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28
Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1940s
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29
Announcements and Catalogs, 1940-1941
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30
Announcements and Catalogs, 1942
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31
Announcements and Catalogs, 1942
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32
Announcements and Catalogs, 1943
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33
Announcements and Catalogs, 1944-1947
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34
Announcements and Catalogs, 1948-1949
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35
Announcements and Catalogs, 1950-1951
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36
Announcements and Catalogs, 1952
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1953
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38
Announcements and Catalogs, 1954
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39
Announcements and Catalogs, 1955-1956
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40
Announcements and Catalogs, 1957
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41
Announcements and Catalogs, 1958-1959
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42
Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1960s
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1960-1962
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44
Announcements and Catalogs, 1963
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45
Announcements and Catalogs, 1964
10
46
Announcements and Catalogs, 1964
10
47
Announcements and Catalogs, 1965
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1966
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1967
11
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1967
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1967
11
5
Announcements and Catalogs, 1969
11
6
Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1970s
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7
Announcements and Catalogs, 1970-1972
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1973-1974
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1975
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1976
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11
Announcements and Catalogs, 1977
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12
Announcements and Catalogs, 1977
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1978-1979
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14
Announcements and Catalogs, 1980-1981
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15
Announcements and Catalogs, 1982-1984
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1985-1987
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1988-1989
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Announcements and Catalogs, 1990-1991
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19
Announcements and Catalogs, Educational Alliance, 1925-1946
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20
Announcements and Catalogs, Educational Alliance, 1953-1991
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Announcements, Catalogs, Clippings on Juries and Panels, circa 1946-1983
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Art School Brochures, circa 1930s
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Art School Brochures, 1940s
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Art School Brochures, 1971-1986
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25
Art School Brochures, Educational Alliance, 1974-1983
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Art School Brochures, New School for Social Research, 1954-1962
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Art School Brochures, New School for Social Research, 1967-1970
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Book, The Sculpture Relief of the Ten Commandments, 1973
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Brochures and Programs, undated
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Brochures and Programs, 1941-1965
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Brochures and Programs, 1965-1972
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Brochures and Programs, 1973-1975
Oversized material housed in Box 22, Folder 2
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Brochures and Programs, 1976-1995
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Brochures and Programs, American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1956-1981
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Brochures and Programs, Educational Alliance, 1954-1992
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1938
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1941, 1948
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1952-1955
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1962-1963
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1964, 1966
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1967-1968
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1970-1974
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1975-1979
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1980s
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 1980s
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Catalogs, Sculptors Guild, 2001
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Documentary Film, A Sculptor Speaks, 1956
1 Film reel
16mm
1 videocassettes (vhs)
Copy of motion picture film original
Motion picture film reel housed in FC 24
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Documentary Film, Copy, Tree Trunk To Head (1938), 1995
1 videocassettes (vhs)
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Improvisations: Artists Equity Masquerade Ball, 1953
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Improvisations: Artists Equity Masquerade Ball, 1955
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NBC Broadcast of The Two Chaims, 1983
1 Videocassette
Scotch UCA 30 videocassette
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News Clippings/Articles, circa 1930s-circa 1990s
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News Clippings/Articles, circa 1930s-circa 1990s
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News Clippings/Articles, circa 1929
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19
News Clippings/Articles, 1934-1935
Oversized material housed in Box 22 Folder 2
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News Clippings/Articles, 1936
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News Clippings/Articles, 1937
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22
News Clippings/Articles, 1937
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News Clippings/Articles, 1938-1939
Oversized material housed in Box 22, Folder 2
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News Clippings/Articles, 1940
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News Clippings/Articles, 1941
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News Clippings/Articles, 1942
Includes photocopies of two photos of In Memoriam of Capt. Colin Kelly including one of Gross standing next to the plaster cast. Notes attached to the documentation indicate that the plaster was never cast, and was missing, presumed destroyed.
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News Clippings/Articles, 1943-1944
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News Clippings/Articles, 1944-1945
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News Clippings/Articles, 1946
Oversized material housed in Box 22, Folder 2
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News Clippings/Articles, 1946-1947
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News Clippings/Articles, 1948-1952
Oversized material housed in Box 22, Folder 2
13
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News Clippings/Articles, 1953-1954
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News Clippings/Articles, 1955-1956
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News Clippings/Articles, 1956
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News Clippings/Articles, 1957
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News Clippings/Articles, 1958-1959
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News Clippings/Articles, 1959
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News Clippings/Articles, 1960-1962
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News Clippings/Articles, 1962
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News Clippings/Articles, 1963
Oversized material housed in Box 22, Folder 2
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News Clippings/Articles, 1964
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News Clippings/Articles, 1965-1966
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News Clippings/Articles, 1967-1969
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News Clippings/Articles, 1970-1974
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News Clippings/Articles, 1975-1977
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News Clippings/Articles, 1980-1984
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News Clippings/Articles, 1987-1996
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, circa 1920s-circa 1980s
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1928-1937
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1940-1942
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1943-1946
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1950-1965
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1966-1969
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1970-1974
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1976-1978
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News Clippings/Articles in Yiddish/Hebrew, 1980-1985
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Press Releases, 1963-1982
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Reproductions of Artwork, undated
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Documentary Film, A Sculptor Speaks from Box 12, Folder 12
FC 24
Oversized Brochures and Programs from Box 11, Folder 33; News Clippings/Articles from Box 12, Folder 24 and Box 13, Folders 3 and 12
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