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Henry and Dorothy Kraus papers, [ca. 1930-1990]

Kraus, Henry, 1905-1995

Historian, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 6 Linear feet

Summary: Manuscripts, publications, notes and notebooks, photocopies of articles, outlines, contact sheets, negatives, photographs, newspaper clippings, catalogs, magazines, and miscellany relating to Kraus' work as a labor activist and, with his wife Dorothy, historian of medieval art and architecture.

Biographical/Historical Note

Historian, educator, labor organizer; Cleveland, Ohio and Paris, France. Among his books are: The Many and the Few: A Chronicle of the Dynamic Auto Workers; Gold Was the Mortar: the Economics of Cathedral Building; and with co-author Dorothy Kraus, The Gothic Choirstalls of Spain.


Donated 1996 by Dorothy Kraus.

Language Note

Undetermined .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Henry and Dorothy Kraus papers, [ca. 1930-1990]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.