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Charles M. Kurtz papers, 1843-1990, bulk, 1884-1909

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Series 8: Scrapbooks , 1878-1909

The scrapbooks that Charles M. Kurtz compiled over the course of his life form an overview of his professional career. Beginning with his early writings on art and continuing with reviews and clippings of exhibitions and expositions that he was involved with, the scrapbooks highlight Kurtz's various activities in the art world.
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Scrapbook I, 1878-1882
(1878-1879 clippings from The Courant, The Guardian and other regional newspapers, primarily written by Charles M. Kurtz; miscellaneous loose clippings and reviews; "Art Notes" in The Tribune by Charles M. Kurtz beginning October 8, 1882)
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253-337
Scrapbook II: "Southern Expos., 1885-86" (sic), [1885-88]
(clippings and memorabilia relating to the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Kentucky; clippings from various newspapers of Kurtz's art columns; reviews of exhibitions curated by Kurtz; Exposition Advance Book; reviews of Christ Before Pilot travelling exhibition)
4823
338-412
Scrapbook III, The Star, , Feb. 24, 1889-May 14, 1889
(list of articles contributed to The Star, with publication dates; clippings of articles that appeared in The Star)
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413-492
Scrapbook IV, The Star, , August 26, 1889-April 29, 1890
(articles contributed to The Star)
4823
493-577
Scrapbook V, 1891
(articles contributed to The World, The New York Recorder, New York Truth, The Times)
4823
578-611
Scrapbook VI, 1890-1891
(articles contributed to The Star)
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612-695
Scrapbook VII, 1891-1894
(articles contributed to Chicago Evening Post; 1894 articles for the New York Herald; The New York Times; 1891-1893 articles for The Chicago Graphic; miscellaneous artists biographies found in scrapbook; 1894 articles for The Graphic)
4823
696-739
Scrapbook VIII, 1893-1894
(St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall Association clippings and memorabilia)
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740-771
Scrapbook IX, 1895
(St. Louis Exposition and Music Hall Association memorabilia; clippings of Glasgow School and Danish School)
4823
772-812
Scrapbook X, 1905-1906
(1905 dedication of The Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York and related clippings and memorabilia, 1905-1906 including accounts of controversies between Charles M. Kurtz and the Carnegie Institute and the Metropolitan Museum of Art; issue of Die Werkstatt der Kunst in German)
4823
813-910
Scrapbook XI, 1907-1908
(clippings of reviews of modern German Art exhibition and subsequent discussions on sales of duty free pictures; issue of Die Werkstatt der kunst in German; reviews of work by Genjiro Yeto, F. Hopkinson Smith; clippings and reviews relating to exhibitions at the Albright Art Gallery including French Impressionists, Photo-Pictorialists, Hugh H. Breckinridge, Timothy Cole, Harrington Mann; and clippings related to the controversy on museums functioning as picture dealers)
4823
913-960
001-037
Scrapbook XII, 1908-1909
(clippings and reviews relating to exhibitions and events at the Albright Art Gallery including Howard Russell Butler, Photographs of Native American Indians by Edward B. Curtis, Antonio Corsi visit, pictures by Buffalo women, Edmund C. Tarbell, Childe Hassam, F.K.M. Rehn, Wm. M. Chase, Ignacio Zuloaga, lectures by Kurtz on Wm. M. Chase, James Whistler, Spanish art; letter, in Spanish, from J. Sorolla y Bastida, and obituaries for Charles M. Kurtz)
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038-103

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