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Karl Zerbe papers, 1928-1996

Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972


Collection Information

Size: 6.5 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of German American painter and educator Karl Zerbe measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1996. The papers document Zerbe's career through biographical material, writings and journals, art gallery records, financial records, printed material, photographs, documentary film materials, and home movies.

Biographical/Historical Note

Karl Zerbe (1903-1972) was a German American expressionist painter and art educator in Boston, Massachusetts and Tallahassee, Florida.


This collection was donated by Karl Zerbe's daughter, Maria Zerbe Norton, in 2010.

Language Note

English .


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.