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William Kienbusch papers, 1915-2001, bulk 1936-1980

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1915-1980
(Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Biographical material consists of military records, a passport, membership cards, school documents, awards, and art supply receipts. Also found are three gallery guestbooks and an album entitled "Book of Friendship" containing short notes written by friends for Kienbusch on the occasion of his 60th Birthday. Among Kienbusch's military service records is a letter to the 3rd Air Force Camouflage Caravan requesting transfer to the Photo Interpretation School in 1944. Also of note is copy of the "In Memoriam" written for Kienbusch by Karl Schrag.
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American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, 1976
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1
Art Supply Receipts, 1941-1979
(3 folders)
1
2-4
Award Ribbon, circa 1930s
1
5
"Book of Friendship,", 1974
1
6
Guestbooks, 1975, undated
1
7
Hair Clippings from Childhood, 1915
1
8
Membership Cards, circa 1936-1980
1
9
Military Service Records, circa 1942-1945
1
10
Paintbrush, undated
1
11
Passport, 1965
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12
Receipts, 1941-1973
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13
School Documents, 1929-1937
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14
Statement on Studio Apartment Fire, 1969
1
15
"William Kienbusch: A Talk In Memoriam,", 1980
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16

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