Adam Dabrowski collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1915–1985
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

.5 linear feet of material, including official correspondence relating to Adam Dabrowski’s work, primarily copies (1915–1923); publications by Dabrowski; a portrait of Dabrowski by Stanislaw Rembski (1932); photographs; and a photo album of Dabrowski’s works (1940–1972).

Biographical Historical Note

Adam Dąbrowski was a Polish born architectural sculptor and woodcarver, who immigrated to the United States in 1906. Based in New York until 1934, he was the director of the School of Woodcarving in Brooklyn. He worked in Chicago until 1937 and in Los Angeles thereafter.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Mieczyslaw Haiman Correspondence Vertical File, Polish Museum of America.