Max Arthur Cohn papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cohnmax
Creators:
Cohn, Max Arthur, 1903-
Dates:
1928-1978
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1,000 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of Max Arthur Cohn document his career as a painter and printmaker; significantly, pertaining to the WPA Federal Art Project, as well as other art organizations and galleries. Includes:
Scope and Contents
biographical material, undated and 1956; correspondence, undated and 1933-1978, includes letters from Norman Barr, Elizabeth McCausland, Harry Gottlieb and Francis O'Connor; notes, undated and 1942-1977, includes lists of exhibitions and art works; an address by Cohn before the "Artist Coordinating Committee and Associated Organizations at the Art Students League", 1935; business records, undated and 1940-1970;
Scope and Contents
a scrapbook of printed material, undated and 1928-1947; exhibition announcements and catalogs; miscellaneous printed material relating to the National Serigraph Society and the WPA Federal Art Project; a book SILKSCREEN TECHNIQUES by Cohn and J. I. Biegeleisen; and photographs of Cohn, his family, and his works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3960 available at AAA offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 and 1978 by Max Arthur Cohn.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Serigraphers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Connor, Francis V. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barr, Norman, 1908- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gottlieb, Harry, 1895- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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