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Georges Schreiber papers, 1940-1973

Schreiber, Georges, 1904-1977

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Photographs, printed materials, certificates, catalogs, announcements, sketches, sketchbooks, and drawings.
REELS D288-D288A: Clippings; reviews of Schreiber's work; a certificate from the Department of Treasury; photographs of Schreiber and his paintings; a typescript of his autobiography, "Drawn from Life"; and drawings, sketches, and sketchbooks.
REEL 2673: A resume and a list of exhibitions; three letters received; exhibition notices and catalogs; magazine cover designs by Schreiber; photographs of Schreiber and his paintings; and 2 sketchbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.; d. 1977.


Material on reels D288-D288A lent for microfilming 1966; portions, including 3 sketchbooks, 44 photographs and MS for "Drawing from Life", were subsequently donated with material on reel 2673 by Lillian Schreiber, his widow, in 1987. Material not returned is no longer extant.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reels D288-D288A: All material except 3 sketchbooks, 44 photographs, and ms for "Drawn from Life": Originals returned to lender, Georges Schreiber, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels D288-D288A and 2673 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

How to Cite This Collection

Georges Schreiber papers, 1940-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.