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Leon Kroll papers, circa 1900-1988

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1906-1977
(Boxes 1, 7; 0.4 linear feet)

Biographical materials include autobiographical essays and chronologies compiled and updated by Kroll. The essays list schools he attended, prizes and honors, museums he is represented in, organization affiliations, etc. Also found are lists of paints and supplies found on his palette and lists of artwork and prices. Award certificates document the numerous honors he received from the National Academy of Design during his time as a student and during his early career. There are two interview transcripts, including one interview done for Columbia University in which he discusses his childhood and education in detail. This series also contains a file Kroll kept on the Committee on Government and Art which includes meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, and press releases, and other miscellaneous documents and records.
Items within each folder are arranged in chronological order. The bulk of this series has been scanned; business and calling cards have not been scanned. Also not scanned is the 2019 addition.
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Biographical Summaries and Chronologies, circa 1932-1956
1
1
Biographical Summaries and Chronologies, circa 1930s-1940s
7
1
Biography from "The Index of Twentieth Century Artists,", 1934
1
2
Who's Who Biographies, 1948-1969
1
3
The National Register of Prominent Americans and International Notables, 1976-1977
7
2
"Palette used at the present time by Leon Kroll" (List of items on palette), circa 1930s
1
4
Lists of Artwork and Price Lists, circa 1940s-1965
1
3
Lists of Artwork and Price Lists, circa 1930s-1960s
7
4
Photographic Inventory, circa 1940-1969
7
5
Award Certificates, 1906-1908, 1927
1
6
Interview Transcript by Columbia University, 1956
1
7
Interview Transcript by Columbia University, Microfilm and Printed Transcript, circa 1975
7
5
Radio Interview Transcript, 1936
1
8
Committee on Government and Art Documents, 1950-1956
1
9
Visa Applications, 1938
1
10
Eulogy for Cornelius Kroll, 1967
1
11
Diagram of Kroll Property, circa 1960s
1
12
Map of Folly Point, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1947
1
13
Studio Materials Specifications, circa 1920s-1950s
7
6
Signature Crest, circa 1930s-1950s
7
7
Business and Calling Cards, circa 1930s-1960s
(Not scanned)
1
14
Business and Calling Cards, circa 1930s-1960s
7
8

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