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Erik Hans Krause papers, 1936-1975

Erik Hans Krause papers, 1936-1975

Krause, Erik Hans, 1899-1990

Painter, Author, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Letters; photographs; an inventory of art works; posters; exhibition announcements; clippings; and miscellaneous material.

REEL 154: 25 posters, some evidently prepared for the WPA.

REEL 668: Papers accrued by Krause while he was supervisor of the New York State Art Project (Rochester Unit) of the Federal Works Agency, 1936-1941. Included are 10 letters; 49 photographs of poster and textile designs; 3 booklet cover designs; an inventory of art works; and a work schedule.

REEL 3090: Exhibition announcements and clippings, ca. 1965-1975.

Biographical/Historical Note

Graphic artist, art administrator, painter; Rochester, New York.


Material on reels 668 & 3090 donated 1972-1975 by Erik Hans Krause;provenance of material on reel 154 is unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 154, 668 & 3090 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Erik Hans Krause papers, 1936-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.