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Julius Bloch papers, 1918-1966

Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen),, 1888-1966

Lithographer, Art teacher, Painter, Etcher


Collection Information

Size: 3 Linear feet, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; journals; loose writings; sketchbooks and clippings documenting his career. The journals, which have letters and other items laid in, describe his work for the WPA, the influence of other painters, exhibitions, and his concern for Black Americans and the unemployed, who frequently appeared in his paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.


Lent for microfilming 1986 by Benjamin Bernstein, a friend and patron of Bloch.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3754-3755 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, the Free Library of Philadelphia 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

Julius Bloch papers, 1918-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.