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Dorothea S. Greenbaum papers, 1923-1980

Greenbaum, Dorothea S., 1893-1980

Sculptor

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 2.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and sculptor Dorothea S. Greenbaum measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1923-1980. A majority of the collection includes photographs of works of art by Greenbaum and few photographs of Greenbaum. Also included are card catalogs of Greenbaum's work; a scrapbook of clippings compiled by Greenbaum relating to the Sculptor's Guild, 1938-1939; biographical material; professional correspondence; and a sketchbook by Greenbaum.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dorothea S. Greenbaum (1893-1986) was a painter and sculptor in Princeton, N.J.

Provenance

The scrapbook donated in 1970 by Dorothea S. Greenbaum. Additional material was donated in 2020 by Susan Greenbaum, Dorothea's granddaughter. Material on reel N70-77 was lent for microfilming in 1970 by Greenbaum.

Related Materials

Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming on reel N/70-77 and includes clippings, poems, photographs and a scrapbook, 1923-1960, containing letters from John Taylor Arms, writing for Artists for Victory, Leila Mechlin, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, for Artists Equity.

Location of Originals

  • Papers microfilmed on reel N70-77: Originals were returned to the lender, Dorothea Greenbaum, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Material on 35mm microfilm reel N/70-77 availble at Archives of American Art office or through interlibrary loan.

How to Cite This Collection

Dorothea S. Greenbaum papers, 1923-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.