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Herb Kruckman papers, 1928-1990

Contents and Arrangement

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

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Series 1: Herb Kruckman papers , 1928-1990
0.5 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 2

In the papers of Herb Kruckman, there are seventeen letters in total, two of which are from the American literary critic and biographer, Van Wyck Brooks. Notes and writings include a list of gifts to the Butler Institute including "Backyard" by Kruckman and a one page biographical sketch. There are also three sketchbooks and thirty two cartoons for, "New Masses," and other New Deal era publications. Printed material consists of clippings, reproductions of art works, primarily from 1936 book, "Hol' Up Yo Head,"exhibition announcements, catalogs, a press release and miscellaneous brochures. Photographs are of artwork.
Description Container Select
Letters, 1943-1979
1
1
Notes and Writtings, undated, 1970
1
2
Sketchbooks, undated
1
3-4
Drawings, undated, circa 1935-1939
1
5
Oversize Drawings, undated
2
Clippings, undated, 1928-1990
1
6-12
Reproductions of Art Work, undated
1
13
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, undated, 1937-1939, 1947-1972
1
14-17
Miscellaneous Brochures and Announcements, 1943-1976
1
18
Photographs of Works of Art, undated
1
19

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.