Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.katzethe
Creators:
Katz, Ethel, 1900-1982
Alman & Co. (New York, N.Y. and Newport, R.I.)
Dates:
1880-1972
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.6 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters received; sketchbooks and other works of art; printed material; photographs; and teaching materials from the Art Students League.
Scope and Contents
Letters are from Katz's father, painter Theophile Schneider, 1888, written upon his arrival in the United States and from relatives in France, galleries, art organizations, the Civil Defense Volunteer Office, former pupils Jose Morales, Marjorie and Hon-Chew Hee, Patricia Hand, Stuart Klonis announcing a merit scholarship at the Art Students League in Katz's name, and others. Art work consists of sketchbooks, ca. 1929- 1950; sketches and drawings, many annotated, including 64 silverpoint figure drawings, and 1 oil painting of Isabel Bishop, ca. 1920. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, among them a catalog for a joint exhibition of Schneider's and Katz's work. Photographs, 1880-1970, are of Katz, including 4 platinum prints by Laura Gilpin, her family, her friends, and her paintings, and ten photographs of her father Theophile Schneider, including five as a young man; four as an older man and one of a portrait of him drawn by Sears Gallagher. Photographers include Alman & Co., William Charles Nortzel, J. E. Purdy, and G. Schuhmann. Teaching materials include outlines for class lectures at the Art Students League.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, graphic artist, art instructor; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Portions of the collection were microfilmed on 35mm microfilm reel 836, which is available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Photographs of Theophile Schneider have been digitized and are available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972-1985 by Ethel Katz.

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
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graphic artists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hee, Hon-Chew, 1906- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schneider, Theophile, b. 1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moscó Morales, José Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hand, Patricia Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hee, Marjorie Wong Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilpin, Laura Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallagher, Sears, 1869-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nortzel, William Charles Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Purdy, J. E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schuhmann, G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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