Charles E. Cooper papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

The Charles E. Cooper papers (0.5 linear feet) include copies of Cooper's poems (many related to his paintings), essays on Jewish art, some correspondence relating to artistic and literary matters (including 3 letters from syndicated columnist James J. Kilpatrick), and personal papers.

Biographical Historical Note

Charles E. Cooper was an art teacher at Lane Technical High School in Chicago and an amateur photographer and painter.