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Leon Kroll papers, circa 1900-1988

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Series 4: Legal and Financial Records , circa 1914-1985
(Boxes 5, 7; 1.0 linear feet)

Found here are contracts for Kroll's mural commissions for the U.S. Justice Department, the Worcester War Memorial, and the Shriver Murals at Johns Hopkins University, and teaching contracts, including contracts for the Art Students League. Additional legal documents include copyright registrations for a few of Kroll's paintings, the last will and testament for his sister Lenore Landsberger, and various leases and exhibition contracts. The 2019 addition includes documentation from the Leon Kroll Estate including posthumous artwork sales.
Financial documents include numerous loan forms and sales receipts for Kroll's artwork, including ones from Downtown Gallery and the Carnegie Institute. Other bills and receipts primarily deal with framing or shipping. There is also an appraisal of paintings and etchings belonging to Florence Carpenter, an art collector and a patron of Kroll's work. Ledgers record monthly financial transactions such as art consignments, cash receipts, and cash disbursements. There is also a ledger documenting transactions for Kroll's mural commissions for the Justice Department and the Worcester War Memorial.
Items are arranged chronologically within each folder. Portions of this series have been scanned; tax documents, stock market records, insurance documents, and notes of expenses have not been scanned. Also not scanned is the 2019 addition.
Description Container Select
Contracts for Mural Commissions, 1935-1941
5
22
Contract for Shriver Hall Murals, Johns Hopkins University, 1954
7
48
Teaching Agreements, 1934-1946
5
23
Copyright Registrations, 1942-1944
5
24
Estate of Leon Kroll (Cardozo and Cardozo), circa 1976-1980
7
49-50
Estate of Leon Kroll, Artwork Management (Cardozo and Cardozo), circa 1979-1980
7
51
Last Will and Testament of Lenore Landsberger (Kroll), 1966
5
25
Miscellaneous Legal Documents, 1921-1924, 1964-1974
5
26
Artwork Loan Forms and Receipts
ACA Galleries, 1964-1968
5
27
ACA Galleries, circa 1961-1970
7
52
Bernard Danenberg Galleries, 1969-1975
7
53
Carnegie Institute, 1931-1945
5
28
Downtown Gallery, 1929-1934
5
29
Milch Galleries, 1932-1948
5
30
Milch Galleries, 1947-1963
7
54
Miscellaneous, 1921-1972
5
31
Miscellaneous Artwork Loan Forms and Receipts, circa 1930-1961
7
55
Receipts, Julius Lowy Frame and Restoration Co., 1937-1938, 1968-1970
5
32
Miscellaneous Bills and Receipts, 1926-1974
5
33
Tax Documents, 1925-1954, 1967
5
34
Stock Market Records, 1921-1962
5
35
Insurance Documents, 1926, 1969
5
36
Appraisal of Leon Kroll Estate by Laurence Casper, circa 1974
7
56
Appraisal, Artwork belonging to Florence L. Carpenter Estate, circa 1940s
5
37
Ledger for Mural Commissions, 1935-1941
5
38
Ledger, 1935-1938, 1943, 1951
5
39
Ledger, 1937-1938
5
40
Ledger, 1945-1949
5
41
Ledger, 1951-1952, 1967
5
42
Ledger, 1953-1955
5
43
Ledger, 1954-1955
5
44
Ledger, 1956-1958
5
45
Ledger, 1963-1966
6
1
Ledger, circa 1950-1974
7
57
Ledger (Photocopy), circa 1914-1933
7
58
Ledger, Inventory at Beverly Storage Warehouse, circa 1970s-1985
7
59
Notes and Lists of Expenses, 1945, 1947, 1958, 1964
6
2

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