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Hanns Swarzenski essay, 1942

Swarzenski, Hanns, 1903-1985

Curator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Swarzenski's "The art museum is in the doghouse," an annotated essay commenting upon Sanford Low's pamphlet, THE MUSEUM AS A SOCIAL INSTRUMENT.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian; West Germany.


Donated 1978 by Hanns Swarzenski.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Original in the possession of Hanns Swarzenski.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3472 available 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

Hanns Swarzenski essay, 1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.