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A Finding Aid to the William Gropper papers, 1916-1983, bulk 1926-1977 | Digitized Collection

William Gropper papers, 1916-1983, bulk 1926-1977

Gropper, William, 1897-1977

Cartoonist, Caricaturist, Painter

The papers of William Gropper in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2007. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 4,578 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Collection Information

Size: 3.3 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of painter, illustrator, muralist, and political activist William Gropper measure 3.3 linear feet and date from 1916-1983.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Gropper (1897-1977) was a painter, cartoonist, and lithographer from Croton-on-Hudson, New York. WPA muralist and painter of social comment.

Provenance

Donated 1984 by Sophie Gropper (Mrs. William).

Related Materials

The Special Collections Research Center at the Syracuse University Library also holds a collection of William Gropper's papers.

Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.