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Robert M. Cronbach papers, 1914-2004

Robert M. Cronbach papers, 1914-2004

Cronbach, Robt. (Robert M.), 1908-2001


Collection Information

Size: 3.9 linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, printed material, photographs, and writings relating to sculptor Robert Cronbach.

Correspondence, chiefly with organizations and institutions commissioning sculpture for buildings; addresses, lecture notes, and photographs of works, all of the postwar period; exhibition catalogs and clippings. Earlier publications deal with government art projects and artists' organizations in the thirties.

An addition of 1 linear foot donated 2016 includes Cronbach's high school yearbook, personal and professional correspondence, two travel journals, photographs and slides of Cronbach and his works of art, and printed material including catalogs containing Cronbach's work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert M. Cronbach (1908-2001) was a sculptor in New York, New York.


Lent for microfilming in 1966, and subsequently donated 1992, by Robert M. Cronbach. Additional material donated 2016 by Paula Maria Espinosa, Cronbach's daughter.

Additional Forms Available

All but addition: microfilm reels D260- D261 available for use at Archives of American Art office 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert M. Cronbach papers, 1914-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.