Alexander Z. Kruse papers

Collection ID:
Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972
Physical Description:
1,000 Items
(on 3 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; correspondence; diaries; notebooks which include an entry of a conversation with William Merritt Chase on his painting methods; sketchbooks, color studies, and layouts for publications; photos of Kruse and of his art; lecture typescripts; published and unpublished writings; price lists for works of art, and priced exhibition catalogs; a list of buyers of Kruse's paintings; address books; mailing lists; a scrapbook of "Art to Heart Talks" clippings from the ART DIGEST; invention/patent files for a stapler, and printed matter.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art critic, painter and educator; New York City.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm rolls 1459-1461 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Microfilmed by Industrial Microfilm, 1979 (3 reels).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were collected by Richard R. Love, director of the gallery which lent them to the Archives of American Art.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001