Daniel Koerner papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.koerdani
Creators:
Koerner, Daniel, 1909-1977
Dates:
1902-1972
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.6 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; material relating to government support for the arts and to artists' unions and international organizations; cartoons and illustrations; writings; notes; legal documents; clippings; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL N70-40: Correspondence, 1939-ca. 1948, mostly about alleged government suppression of the arts. Included are 5 letters from Rockwell Kent and 2 from Morris Watson. In addition, there are printed items such as newsletters and bulletins.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1337: Letters, notes, minutes, address lists, speeches, manuscripts, and printed matter regarding dismissals of WPA-FAP artists, the Woodrum relief bill, support for the Federal Arts Bill (1937-1938), Artists' Union, United American Artists, Artists League of America (and in particular its disaffiliation from the United Office and Professional Workers of America), Artists' Conference of the Americas (1939), and the International Artists Organization (1946-1948). Correspondents include Norman Barr, Lewis Merrill, and Rockwell Kent.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Original cartoons and illustrations; correspondence; legal documents; writings; notes; clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Cartoonist, painter; New York, N.Y. Also known as Danotto.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels N70-40 & 1337 donated 1970-1975 by Daniel Koerner. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1978 by Natalie Nolan and Dr. Cassandra L. Smith, long time friends of Koerner.

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
Caricatures and cartoons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Trade unions and the arts -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art -- United States -- societies, etc Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Watson, Morris, d. 1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barr, Norman, 1908- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Koerner, Daniel, 1909-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merrill, William Lewis Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' Conference of the Americas (1939 : New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists League of America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Arts Bill Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Artists Organization Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United American Artists Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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