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Ethel Katz papers, 1883-1974

Contents and Arrangement

Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

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Series 1: Ethel Katz Papers , 1883-1974
1.7 Linear feet
Boxes 1-3

Letters are from Katz's relatives in France, galleries, art organizations, and the Civil Defense Volunteer Office regarding Katz's work during World War II. Other correspondents include her pupils and colleagues from the Art Students League including Patricia Hand, Marjorie and Hon-Chew Hee, Jose Morales, and Stewart Klonis. One letter is from Theophile Schneider.
Photographs depict Katz, her family, her friends, and her paintings, and her father Theophile Schneider. Photographers include Alman & Co., Laura Gilpin, William Charles Nortzel, J. E. Purdy, and G. Schuhmann.
Writings are on art and include art supply lists and outlines for class lectures at the Art Students League.
Katz's sketches, drawings and sketchbooks comprise the bulk of the collection, and include figure drawings and landscape sketches from the United States West, New England, and Eastern Canada. Sketches may include notations on location and color. Sixty-four figure drawings are done in silverpoint. Works by other include a painted sketch of Katz by Isabel Bishop and of illustrated greeting cards by Patricia Hand.
Description Container Select
Biographical Sketches and Resumes, circa 1920s-1950s
1
1
Correspondence, 1883
1
2
Correspondence, 1920-1929
1
3
Correspondence, 1940-1949
1
4
Correspondence, 1950-1959
1
5
Correspondence, 1960-1974
1
6
Correspondence, circa 1920s-1970s
1
7
Membership Records, circa 1930, 1972
1
8
Photographs, of Ethel Katz, and with Family and Friends, circa 1900-1970s
1
9
Photographs, of Theophile Schneider, circa 1890-circa 1910
1
10
Photographs, of Family, circa 1900-1950s
1
11
Photographs, of Works of Art, 1950s
1
12
Photographs, Oversized, circa 1900-circa 1930
3
4
Printed Material , 1939-1959
1
13
Printed Material, Oversized, 1959
3
3
Sketches, Birds, circa 1950s
1
14
Sketches, Canyons (Black, Box, and Unicorn), circa 1930s
1
15
Sketches, Engineer Mountain, Yankee Boy Basin, and Camp Bird, circa 1930s
1
16
Sketches, Figures, 1935
1
17
Sketches, L'Dorrado and Red Mountains, East Ridge, circa 1930s
1
18
Sketches, Little Bay Islands, circa 1930s
1
19
Sketches, Mancos Shale, Uravan, Colorado, 1929-1931
1
20
Sketches, Matinicus Isle, Maine, 1955
1
21-22
Sketches, Nipper's Harbour and Village, circa 1940
1
23-24
Sketches, Noble Cove and Islands, circa 1930
1
25
Sketches, South Coast, circa 1930
1
26
Sketches, St. John's, Newfoundland Canada, circa 1930
1
27
Sketches, Telluride and Vicinity, circa 1930
1
28
Sketches, Theater, Circus, and Animals, circa 1930
1
29
Sketches, General, circa 1930
1
30
Sketches, Oversized, circa 1930-1950
3
1-2
Sketches, Sketchbooks, circa 1930-1968
2
1-7
Sketch (Painted), by Isabel Bishop, circa 1920-1921
2
8
Sketch, Illustrated Greeting Cards by Pat Hand, circa 1940-1950
2
9
Writings and Notes, General, circa 1940-1950
2
10
Writings and Notes, Art Students League Lectures and Supplies, circa 1950
2
11

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.