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Robert Rosenblum Papers, circa 1927-2009, bulk 1950-2006

Rosenblum, Robert, 1927-2006

Curator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 38.3 Linear feet; 1.17 Gigabytes

Summary: The papers of art historian, curator, and professor Robert Rosenblum measure 38.3 linear feet and 1.17 GB and date from circa 1927 to 2009, with the bulk dating from 1950 to 2006. They include biographical material, extensive personal and professional correspondence; lectures, writings, and writing project files by Rosenblum and others; exhibition files; research reference files; teaching files; personal business records; printed and digital material; photographs; and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Rosenblum (1927-2006) was an art historian, curator, and professor who worked primarily in New York City.


The papers were donated in multiple accessions by Robert Rosenblum between 1986 and 2003, and by his widow, Jane Kaplowitz between 2010 and 2013.

Language Note

Collection is in English.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.