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Jean Paul Slusser papers, 1910-1969

Slusser, Jean Paul, 1886-1981



Collection Information

Size: 150 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence relating to a 1939 post office mural commission in Blissfield, Michigan; letters from Edgar P. Richardson, Stark Young, German artist Otto Dill, and others; texts of 10 lectures, radio addresses and articles on American and German art; a family photograph album; 6 sketchbooks; material on Dill and other German artists by critic K.F. Ertel; and clippings, exhibition notices, and personal documents.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer, museum director, and teacher; Ann Arbor, Mich.


Lent for microfilming 1973 by Jean Paul Slusser.

Language Note

Ertel material is in German.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Jean Paul Slusser, after microfilming, 1973.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 498 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Jean Paul Slusser papers, 1910-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.