Collection ID:
Dirks, Rudolph
Physical Description:
240 Items
(on one partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Five letters and postcards, 1926-1944, to Rudolph, one concerning his painting which was exhibited in the Armory Show; a transcript of an appeal to the New York Supreme Court, "Star Co. vs. Press Publishing Co. and Rudolph Dirks, 1913" concerning violation of exclusive publication rights of Dirk's drawings; 50 photographs, 1892-1970, of the Dirks family and other artists and friends; 25 photographs of Rudolph's works; 29 original water colors, oils, drawings, and cartoons by Rudolph; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
Also includes three cartoons by John Dirks and five drawings by Gus Dirks.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator. Born 1877. Died 1968.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 854 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals were returned to John Dirks after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1974 by John Dirks.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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