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Joseph Hirsch papers, 1932-1970

Hirsch, Joseph, 1910-1981

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 5 Reels, 1,950 items (on 5 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, photographs, exhibition catalogs, scrapbooks and miscellaneous printed material.
Reel D387: Correspondence, 1943-1969, clippings, catalogs, photographs, scrapbooks and miscellany.
Reels N70-11 and reel N70-12: Photographs of Hirsch's works, 1932-1970, including his war and naval pictures of the early 1940's.
Reels N69-78 and N69-92: Correspondence, 1939-1969, with art associations, artists, collectors, museums and galleries. Included among the correspondents are William Benton, Isabel Bishop, Peter Blume, Aaron Bohrod, Philip Evergood, Ernest Fiene, Karl Fortess, Edward Hopper, Rockwell Kent, John Koch, Leon Kroll, Oliver Larkin, Julian Levi, Elliot Offner, Samuel Salko, Douglas Snow, Moses Soyer, Raphael Soyer, Nicholas Sperakis, George Tooker, Hudson D. Walker, and others

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.


Lent for microfilming 1969-1970 by Joseph Hirsch.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Joseph Hirsch, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels D387, N70-111, N70-12, N69-78, and N69-92 available for use at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

How to Cite This Collection

Joseph Hirsch papers, 1932-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.