Scope and Contents
The papers of Frederick Papsdorf measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1900 to 1975. The papers document the career of painter Frederick Papsdorf through a biographical sketch, correspondence with Klas Perls, Papsdorf's dealer at Perls Galleries, radio broadcast excerpts, a clippings scrapbook, exhibition announcements and catalogs, some sketches and sketchbooks, and photographs of Papsdorf and of some of his artwork. Also included are letters from the American Red Cross concerning Papsdorf's activities as an instructor for their Arts & Skills Corps during the mid-1940's.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 981 donated 1973 by Frederick Papsdorf; material on reel 3813 donated 1984 by Syracuse University.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2023.