Jacque Jacobsen papers

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1900s–1980s
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

2.8 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize box) of material consisting of photographs, slides, correspondence, family papers, and printed from Jacque B. Jacobsen, his wife Ann Dresmal, and other family members.

Biographical Historical Note

Jacque B. Jacobsen was a Chicago painter and photographer active from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. From 1938-1940, Jacobsen was one of the photographers employed as part of the WPA’s Illinois Art Project.