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Leon Kroll papers, circa 1900-1988

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , circa 1920s-1972
(Boxes 4-5, 7; 0.5 linear feet)

Writings and notes include draft essays, lectures, speeches, notes, lists, recommendations, annotated address book and an engagement calendar. Subjects of writings include art technique, art history, Kroll's art, and the work of other artists. Lectures and speeches were generally given at art organizations such as the American Federation of Arts, or at art schools and universities. Additional writings include drafts of recommendations of artists for grants, memberships, or appointment to committees. Lists of people consist of drafts of invitation lists, member lists, and mailing lists. Scattered writings by others include an essay by Julia E. Langsam describing her experience as an artist's model for Kroll and additional writings about Kroll by unknown authors.
Writings are arranged in rough chronological order. This series has been scanned in its entirety, except for the 2019 additions, of which a large portion is duplicate material.
Description Container Select
Annotated Typescripts, "Painting the Nude,", 1963
4
64
Autobiographical Writings, circa 1930s-1940s
4
65
Artist Recommendations, circa 1940s
4
66
Lectures at Finch School, 1935-1936
4
67
Lectures at Finch School, 1935-1936
7
37
Speech at Worcester Art Museum, 1937
4
68
Speech at Worcester Art Museum, 1937
7
38
Speech at American Federation of Arts, 1937
5
1
Speech at American Federation of Arts, 1937
7
39
Article for United Seamen's Service, 1945
7
40
Speech at Cooper Union, 1947
5
2
Lecture, "A Painter's Point of View,", 1954
5
3
Lecture, "A Painter's Point of View", 1954
7
41
Lecture, "Mural Paintings for Shriver Hall,", circa 1956
5
4
Lecture at Witte Museum,San Antonio, 1960
7
42
Lecture, "The Eight,", 1962
5
5
Lecture, "The Eight", 1962
7
43
Commemorative Tribute to Barry Faulkner, circa 1960s
7
44
Lectures and Speeches, 1932-1937
5
6
Lectures and Speeches, 1939-1967
5
7
Undated Lectures and Speeches, circa 1930s-1960s
5
8
Undated Lectures and Speeches, circa 1930s-1960s
5
9
Undated Lectures and Speeches, circa 1930s-1960s
7
46
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, 1932-1972
5
10
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, circa 1930s-1960s
7
47
Undated Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, circa 1930s-1960s
5
11
Undated Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, circa 1930s-1960s
5
12
Undated Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, circa 1930s-1960s
5
13
Undated Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, circa 1930s-1960s
5
14
Lists of People, circa 1938-1968
5
15
Engagement Calendar, 1946
5
16
Address Book, circa 1920s-1940s
5
17
Loose Addresses, circa 1930s-1960s
5
18
Julia E. Langsam, "Sitter Looks At Artist,", 1965
5
19
Writings by Others about Leon Kroll, circa 1930s, 1965
5
20
Writings by Others, Miscellaneous, circa 1938-1957
5
21
Essay, "Toward a Renewal of Classicism" (Author Unknown), circa 1960s
7
45

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