Robert D. Kaufmann papers

Collection ID:
Kaufmann, Robert D., 1913-1959
Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed materials, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and a card file.
Scope and Contents
REEL 677: Four catalogs; four clippings; letters; eulogies of Kaufmann; and two scrapbooks containing clippings and announcements.
Scope and Contents
REEL 692: 350 photographs of Kaufmann's works.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Letters from the executor of Kaufmann's estate and the Arts Fund to various galleries, museums and universities regarding donating Kaufmann's work to these institutions; an alphabetized card file listing donated works and their location; and seven printed items.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and gallery owner; New York, N.Y. Founded the Forum Gallery to provide exhibition space for college and university art students.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 677 and 692 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1961-1977 by Walter Weiss for the estate of Robert D. Kaufmann.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery owners Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001