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Paula Eliasoph papers, 1929-1980

Eliasoph, Paula, 1895-1983

Painter, Etcher, Author, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot, (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Correspondence, clippings, artwork, photographs, exhibition catalogs, biographical material, and writings.
REEL 118: Correspondence with friends, art institutions and business associates, mainly concerning exhibitions. Also included are biographical information; exhibition catalogs; price lists and announcements; poems and articles by Eliasoph; photographs of her and her paintings; clippings; and sketches.
REEL 34: CHILDE HASSAM: HANDBOOK OF THE COMPLETE SET OF ETCHINGS AND DRYPOINTS by Eliasoph, published by the Leonard Clayton Gallery, Inc., N.Y., 1933 and annotated by Childe Hassam, with a statement by Eliasoph.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, including 2 letters from John Howard Griffin, exhibition announcements and catalogs including CHILDE HASSAM AS PRINTMAKER, clippings, writings, photographs of Eliasoph's artwork and husband, and 4 sketches, including one of Abraham Walkowitz, signed by him.
REEL 439 AND SCANNED One photograph of Eliasoph, taken by G. Maillard Kesslere, was previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists I, but has since been scanned and returned to the Eliasoph papers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printmaker, writer; New York, N.Y.; b. 1895; d. 1983 In the 1930's she had an adjoining studio with Childe Hassam.


Donated 1971-1980 by Paula Eliasoph.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 118 and 34 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Paula Eliasoph papers, 1929-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.