A. Raymond Katz collection of visual materials

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1930–1950s
Survey Repository: 

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

12 items consisting of black-and-white photographs of paintings and murals by A. Raymond Katz, copies of illustrations and one cover for the magazine The Chicagoan (Mar. 1, 1930), and a clipping of an article on Katz in American Artist, 1959, as well as 4 pages of biographical data.

Biographical Historical Note

Alexander Raymond Katz was a Russian-born commercial artist, painter, muralist, and graphic artist who spent most of his career in Chicago.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Jewish Community Centers of Chicago Records, Chicago History Museum.