Jacob Zavel Jacobson papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.jacojz
Creators:
Jacobson, J. Z. (Jacob Zavel), 1900-
Dates:
1925-1983
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Various manuscripts and essays on art, biographies on artists and architects, Judaism, unpublished and published manuscripts, and a pocket notebook; correspondence from Forbes Watson, Julia Thecla, Todd Kempf, Samuel Putnam, Emil Armin, John Doctoroff, Ivar Rose, Oscar Leonard, John Sloan, and others; biographical and personal information, writings, photographs, printed material and art work, including a pen drawing by Emil Armin and a sketch/guest book from the studio of Charles Biesel, given to Jacobson after Biesel's death as a memento of their friendship.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Writer, editor, critic; Chicago, Ill. Edited Art of today, Chicago, 1933, and was associated with the 57th St. Art colony. Died 1970.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1985 by Helen M. Jacobson, widow of Jacobson.

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 criticism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modernism (Art) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art critics -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Authors -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Editors -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armin, Emil, 1883- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biesel, Charles, 1865-1945 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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