Archives of American Art

Carl Hoeckner papers

Collection ID:
Hoeckner, Carl, 1883-1972
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, sketches, lithographs, photographs, exhibition catalogs and clippings. Correspondents include Augustus John, acknowledging his election as honorary president of COR ARDENS for England, Robert B. Harshe congratulating Hoeckner on winning a prize in the Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Norman Bel Geddes and Nicholas Roerich. Art works consist of Hoeckner's pencil sketches and trial lithographs. Also included one album of photographs of Hoeckner, a fragment of Victor Hellig's story "Die Zwei" with Hoeckner illustrations, and a 1922 group proclamation, signed by Hoeckner, accusing Gerald Frank of plagiarism.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and illustrator; Chicago, Illinois.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4048 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Chester Helms, is Hoeckner's agent and art dealer.

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.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Illustrators -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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