Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.katzleo
Creators:
Katz, Leo, 1887-1982
Dates:
1924-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Writings, biographical material, photographs, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL N69-110: An autobiography to 1918, in which Katz writes of his childhood in a Jewish community in Austro-Hungary, his education there, cultural life in Vienna, studies in Munich, effects of art masterpieces on him, a visit to London, the prominent persons he knew, service in the Austro-Hungarian army, his art, and other topics. Also included are a resume; retrospective catalog with prices; clippings; photographs of his paintings; and an essay by Katz, "Atelier 17," on boredom; interpretations of his own work and of others'.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2081: Two published articles by Katz; four photographs of him and seven photographs of his works of art; a seven page career resume; a brochure on his 1933 mural "Give Us This Day Our Daily Light," and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3090: A pamphlet, "Give Us This Day Our Daily Light," about Katz's now destroyed 1933 mural in the Johns-Manville Building, Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, writer; Bronx, N.Y. b. 1887, in Austria; d. 1982

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N69-110, and 3090 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2081 available through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 2081: Originals returned to lender, Allan Armstrong, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel N69-110 donated 1969 by Katz. Material on reel 2081 lent for microfilming 1980 by Allan Armstrong for AAA's Texas Project. Material on reel 3090 donated 1979 by Ruth Guernsey.

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
Mural painting and decoration -- Illinois -- Chicago Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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