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John Weichsel papers concerning the People's Art Guild, 1905-1965, bulk 1905-1929

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 6 series.

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Series 1: Administrative Records , 1915-1917
2 Folders
Box 1

Found are records relating to the administration of John Weichsel's People's Art Guild including a constitution of the organization and membership lists.
Description Container Select
Constitution, 1915
1
1
Membership Lists, 1916-1917
1
2

Series 2: Correspondence , 1905-1922
0.3 Linear feet
Box 1

Found is scattered professional correspondence relating to John Weichsel's People's Art Guild. Letters concern works of art lent to the organization and praise for Weichsel. Also found are People's Art Guild form letters and one letter from Eva Weichsel to her husband. Correspondents include John H. Alger, Gifford Beal, George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton, Oscar Bluemner, Horace Brodzky, Glenn O. Coleman, Stuart Davis, Robert Delaunay, Henry Glintenkamp, Samuel Halpert, Robert Henri, Leon Kroll, Adelaide Lawson (Gaylor), Florence N. Levy, Stanton Macdonald Wright, Gus Mager, Henry A. Mathes, William Meyerowitz, Kenneth H. Miller, Mary H. Mowbray-Clarke, Jerome Myers, Elie Nadelman, John F. Parker, Jules Pascin, Abraham Phillips (Tromka), Maurice Prendergast, Man Ray, John Sloan, Maurice Sterne, Alfred Stieglitz, Abraham Walkowitz, Max Weber, Willard H. Wright (S.S. Van Dine), Marguerite and William Zorach.
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A, 1918
  • John Alger
1
2
B, 1915-1919
  • Elisabeth Bartholow
  • Gifford Beal
  • Maurice Becker
  • George Bellows
  • Thomas Hart Benson
  • Oscar Bluemner
  • J. Van Gogh Bonger
  • Horace Brodzsky
1
4
C, 1916-1917
  • Caroline Caffin
  • Archie Coates
  • Glenn Coleman
1
5
D, 1915-1918
  • Stuart Davis
  • Amelia Defies
  • Robert Delauney
  • Anna Drayton
  • Maurice Dubonnet
1
6
E, 1918
  • Robert Elzy
1
7
F, 1916-circa 1918
  • Albert Feinberg
  • Walter Frankl
  • Freuh
1
8
G, 1915-1921
  • Henry Glintenkamp
  • Carl Grabo
  • Mrs. Guggenheimer
1
9
H, 1915-circa 1918
  • Samuel Halpert
  • Robert Henri
1
10
K, circa 1915-1922
  • J. Katzenbaum
  • Eva Katzman
  • Albert Kennedy
  • Henry Kent
  • Leon Kroll
1
11
L, 1917-1922
  • Adelaide Lawson
  • Sam Lewisohn
  • Florence Levy
  • I. Lichtenstein
1
12
M, 1915-1921
  • Stanton Macdonald-Wright
  • P. Macdougall
  • Gus Mager
  • Dr. J. L. Magnes
  • Man Ray
  • Henry Mathes
  • William Meyerowitz
  • Kenneth Miller
  • The Moderinist
  • Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke
  • Jerome Meyers
1
13
N, 1915-1918
  • Eli Nadelman
  • Edward Nagle
  • Abraham Neumann
  • New York Public Library
1
14
P, 1915-1918
  • John F. Parker
  • Jules Pascin
  • Frederick Pauling
  • A. Phillips
  • Juliet Stuart Poyntz
  • Maurice Prendergast
1
15
R, 1917
  • Adelaide Roosevelt
1
16
S, 1913-1921
  • Florence Saltzberg
  • Boris Schatz
  • M. Schwartz
  • S. R. Slavsky
  • John Sloan
  • Maurice Sterne
  • Alfred Stieglitz
  • Elizabeth Stieglitz
  • Joseph Suib
1
17
V, circa 1918
  • William Vaughn (?)
1
18
W, 1905-1918
  • A. Walkowitz
  • Max Weber
  • Eva Weichsel
  • Agnes Weinrich
  • Herbert Wollf
  • Willard Wright
1
19
Z, 1915-1918
  • Marguerite Zorach
  • William Zorach
1
20
Illegible, 1918
1
21
People's Art Guild Form Letters, 1915
1
22

Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1965, 1915-circa 1919
4 Folders
Box 1

Found are writings by Weichsel and lists relating to the People's Art Guild. Writings by Weichsel concern a Jewish Museum, the People's Art Guild, and the state of art. Also found are exhibition lists and lists of works of art.
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Writings by John Weichsel and grandson John Weichsel, 1965, circa 1918
1
23
Lists of Artists, circa 1917
1
24
LIsts of Works of Art and Exhibitions, 1915-1917
1
25
Notes, circa 1919
1
26

Series 4: Business and Financial Records , 1915-1917
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1-2

Found are records from the People's Art Guild including an account ledger, account balances notes, price lists, acknowledgement receipts for works of art received by the art guild for exhibitions, and general receipts. Acknowledgement receipts between the People's Art Guild and the artists participating in exhibitions include titles of works of art, prices, and dates.
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Account Ledger and Balances, 1915-1916
1
27-28
Price Lists, 1915-1917
1
29
Acknowledgement Receipts, 1915-1916
1
30
Receipts, 1915-1916
2
1

Series 5: Printed Material , 1915-circa 1948
0.2 Linear feet
Box 2

Found are printed materials from the People's Art Guild including exhibition announcements and catalogs, and blank membership materials. Also found are exhibition announcements and catalogs for other organizations and institutions, clippings, and art publications.
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People's Art Guild Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1915-1918
2
2
People's Art Guild Blank Forms, 1916
2
3
Clippings, 1915-1918
2
4
Pamphlets, Other Organizations, circa 1917-1948
2
5
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1915-1929
2
6

Series 6: Artwork , 1915-1916
1 Folder
Box 2

Found are drafts of exhibition announcements.
Description Container Select
Exhibition Announcements, 1915-1916
2
7

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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