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Robert Philipp papers, 1906-1981

Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981



Collection Information

Size: 1.6 Linear feet, (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; a diary; writings and notes; 20 sketchbooks and sketches; 2 scrapbooks; exhibition catalogs and annoucements; printed material; and miscellaneous items.
REEL D295: Correspondence; clippings; exhibition catalogs; articles; and photos.
REELS 2547-2548: Letters; photographs of Philipp and others, and of works of art; a diary, 1970; writings and notes; 20 sketchbooks and several loose sketches; financial material; 2 scrapbooks containing photographs of Phillip's paintings and biographical material; Phillip's passport; an address book; certificates, awards and 7 medals; exhibition catalogs; announcements; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.


Material on reel D295 lent for microfilming 1966 by Robert Phillip.; most of it subsquently donated along with material on reel 2547-2548, 1975-1982, by Phillip and his estate.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels D295 & 2547-2548 available for use 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

Robert Philipp papers, 1906-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.