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Otto J. Schneider papers, 1892-1963

Schneider, Otto J., 1875-1946

Painter, Etcher, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: A family photograph album, compiled by Schneider's sister, Emma; a scrapbook containing reproductions of drawings by James Swann; photocopies of articles and clippings about Schneider; an etching by Schneider; reproductions of his etchings; and printed material. Also contains materials relating to the World's Columbian Exposition, including a pamphlet, "Official Guide to the Grounds and Buildings of the World's Columbian Exposition," and a broadside, "To the Stockholders of the World's Columbian Exposition".

Biographical/Historical Note

Etcher; Chicago, Ill.


This collection was originally in Chicago Historical Society, which gave it to National Collection of Fine Arts when it gave Schneider's works from the estate. National Collection of Fine Arts transferred the papers to AAA in 1980.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Otto J. Schneider papers, 1892-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.