A Finding Aid to the Doris Kreindler papers, 1930-1975, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kreidori
Creators:
Kreindler, Doris Barsky, 1901-1974
Dates:
1930-1975
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of painter Doris Kreindler measure 1.4 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1975. Found are scattered biographical materials, correspondence, a lecture, personal business records, exhibition records including guest books and printed material, and photographs of Kreindler and of works of art. Also found is a mixed-media scrapbook concerning her career as a painter and printmaker.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of painter Doris Kreindler measure 1.4 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1975. Found are scattered biographical materials, correspondence, a lecture, personal business records, exhibition records including guest books and printed material, and photographs of Kreindler and of works of art. Also found is a mixed-media scrapbook concerning her career as a painter and printmaker.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Doris Kreindler (1901-1974) was a abstract painter and printmaker active in New York City, New York.
Born Doris Barsky in New Jersey, she studied art at the National Academy of Design and the Pratt Institute, and studied with Hans Hoffman. After marrying trial lawyer Harry E. Kreindler, she lived along Central Park and was known for her abstract renderings of skyscapes and still life paintings.
Kreindler often exhibited her work in one-woman shows at Jacques Seligmann and Co. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian's American Art Museum, among many others. Kreindler died in 1974 while on vacation in Miami, Florida.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2020.
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Sponsor
Processing of this collection received federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Doris Kreindler were donated in 1973 to 1985 by the Doris Kreindler estate, via Mrs. Harold Koffman.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information
Preferred Citation
Doris Kreindler papers, 1930-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory of photographs of works of art available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Abstract Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jacques Seligmann & Co Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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