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Rudolph Weisenborn papers, 1919-1977

Rudolph Weisenborn papers, 1919-1977

Weisenborn, Rudolph, 1881-1974

Art teacher, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 2.3 linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, letters, business records, notes, writings, art works, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and art instructor; Chicago, Illinois. Died 1974. Taught at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, 1922-1934. Co-founder of Chicago No-Jury Society of Artists. Weisenborn's wife Fritzi, was art critic for Chicago's Sunday Times.


Material on reel 856 was lent for microfilming in 1974 and subsequently donated 1985 by Gordon Weisenborn with additional unmicrofilmed material. (Several items from 2 of the scrapbooks were not returned.)

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 856 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

Rudolph Weisenborn papers, 1919-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.