Collection ID:
Delbos, Julius M., 1879-1970
Physical Description:
2.3 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, works of art, and printed material relating to painter Julius Delbos.
Scope and Contents
Biographical material includes address books, a certificate from the National Academy of Design, and membership cards. Correspondence, circa 1931-1970, is both personal and professional and is with Helen Schiff, Delbos' family, art associations, owners of Delbos' paintings, and others. Writings include 34 diaries by Delbos, 1904-1963. Photographs are of Delbos and others, and his paintings. Works of art include seven sketchbooks and loose works on paper, many oversized. Printed material includes clippings and exhibition catalogs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Julius Delbos (1879-1970) was a painter in London, England.

Existence and Location of Copies
All except 20 sketches 35mm microfilm Available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972 and 1982 by Helen Schiff, a friend of Delbos and an administrator of his estate, and in 2012 by Judith Schiff, Delbos' daughter.

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.

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Repository Contact
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