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Dorothea S. Greenbaum papers, 1923-1980

Greenbaum, Dorothea S., 1893-1980



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.


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.

Language Note

English .

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.