Stewart Klonis papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.klonstew
Creators:
Klonis, Stewart, 1901-1989
Dates:
1886-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; correspondence, undated, 1915 and 1932-1982, with Romare Bearden, Martha Bloom, Peter Blume, Louis Bosa, Homer Boss, Frank Vincent DuMond, George Grosz, Joseph Hirsch, Reginald Marsh, Kenneth Hayes Miller, William Zorach and others; notes, drafts and typescripts of articles and speeches by Klonis and others; Art Students League files, ca. 1897-1982, containing a history of the League, correspondence and printed material about the election of the Board of Control, the annual scholarship balls and the testimonial dinner for Klonis, minutes of Board of Control meetings, reports, financial data and building modernization plans; subject files of letters and printed material about the Artists Equity Association, Century Club, New York City Art Center, and others;
Scope and Contents
exhibition files on Stewart and Bernard Klonis, undated and 1933-1959, containing exhibition invitations and catalogs, lists of works, letters and photographs; art appraisals by Klonis; agreements between Klonis and the Art Students League of New York, 1945-1960; income tax returns; a Vere Foster's Drawing Copy-Book of pencil sketches; drawings, collages, prints and cut-outs by Martha Bloom, Robert B. Hale, Beatrix Sherman and others; a scrapbook, 1932-1933, of clippings, exhibition catalogs and photographs; exhibition catalogs and announcements, ca. 1925-1977; printed material on the Art Students League, ca. 1886-1980; clippings, 1933-1980; photographs of Klonis, his friends and colleagues, Art Students League Costume balls, and works of art by Homer Boss, Jose de Creeft, Frank Vincent DuMond, Xavier Gonzales, William Zorach and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art administrator, painter; New York, N.Y. Former director of Art Students League.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1983 by Stewart Klonis.

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
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zorach, William, 1887-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hale, Robert Beverly, 1901-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bosa, Louis, 1905- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boss, Homer, 1882-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
DuMond, Frank Vincent, 1865-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grosz, George, 1893-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hirsch, Joseph, 1910-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Klonis, Bernard, 1906-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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