Hans and Thordis Burkhardt papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.burkhans
Creators:
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav, 1904-1994
Burkhardt, Thordis W., 1908-1993
Dates:
1905-1981
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Resumes, awards, and memberships; letters thanking the Burkhardts for paintings, regarding visits to their home and studio, and from scholars and institutions requesting information about his own work as well as his collection of works by Mark Tobey and Arshile Gorky; writings and notes by and about Burkhardt; 2 bound sketchbooks, undated and 1961, containing black felt-tip pen drawings; exhibition related materials including lists of works exhibited, acknowledgements of gifts, loan agreements, and receipts; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings, press releases, and bulletins, and 2 scrapbooks of clippings; and photographs of Burkhardt, his wife Thordis, and others including Mark Tobey and Willem de Kooning.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and collector; Los Angeles, Calif.; d. 1994.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975-1981 by the Burkhardts.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobey, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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