Scope and Contents
The papers of artist and educator Craig Kauffman measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1946 to 1997. The collection comprises biographical materials including address books, 10 day journals, identification documents, oral history transcripts, student records, and a few writings; correspondence with Lisa Adams, Billy Al Bengston, Alan Lynch, Ed Moses, and Babe Shapiro; and correspondence between Kauffman and his family. Also found are records documenting Kauffman's professional and business activities; printed materials featuring Kauffman, his exhibitions, and artwork; and photographic materials and moving images that include portraits and snapshots of Kauffman, personal photographs, photos of travel and works of art, and 3 unidentified film reels.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Craig Kauffman papers were donated 1997 by Craig Kauffman.
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Lisa Adams letters from Craig Kauffman, 1986-1991.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Sarah Mundy in 2020.