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Sidney Gross papers, 1939-1969

Gross, Sidney, 1921-1969



Collection Information

Size: 2 Reels, ca. 400 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: The papers of Sidney Gross include scrapbooks, art works, writings, exhibition catalogs, and a biographical outline.
Reel N70-56: Writings, on the philosophical and psychological implications of art and aesthetics, color theories, artistic techniques, and, generally, the history of art; drawings; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and a few miscellaneous items.
Reel N70-61: A biographical outline; lecture notes kept by one of his students; scrapbooks containing clippings and notices of Gross's shows; and ten letters to Francis Taylor, Gross's former high school art teacher, 1939-1950.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer; New York, N.Y. Produced primarily abstract paintings.


The lender is the widow of Sidney Gross.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Sidney Gross, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N70-56 and N70-61 available at Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.

How to Cite This Collection

Sidney Gross papers, 1939-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.