Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.neuheuge
Creators:
Neuhaus, Eugen, 1879-1963
Dates:
[ca. 1906-1966]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, writings, business records, sketches and drawings, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs relating to Neuhaus' career and works of art.
Scope and Contents
REELS 4176-4177: Corresondence with Max Doerner, Robert Sproul, Walter Heil, Roi Partridge, and Robert Neuhaus, among others. Topics include the publication of Eugen Neuhaus' translation of Doerner's book, THE ARTIST AND HIS MATERIALS, and the donation of works of art from the Neuhaus estate. Of interest among the exhibition catalogs and announcements is an illustrated catalog of a 1907 exhibition of Western painters held at the Hotel Del Monte, California.
Scope and Contents
Also included are two articles by Neuhaus, "Masters Old and New" and "History of the Art Department, University of California"; one of the two hundred printed copies of Neuhaus' 1937 monograph on Christian Nahl; an inventory of Neuhaus' paintings; a scrapbook, 1916-1966, containing clippings, lecture and exhibition announcements, reproductions of Neuhaus' paintings, photographs, and greeting cards with printed illustrations by Neuhaus; photographs, including several portraits of Neuhaus prior to his emigration from Germany and a 1941 portrait taken by Johan Hagemeyer; 23 prints made from original nitrate negatives, presumably exposed by Neuhaus, of the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition; still lifes and landscapes, possibly used as sources or references for paintings; and numerous photographs of Neuhaus' paintings.
Scope and Contents
REEL D181: Thirty-eight letters, 1908-1942; catalogs; photographs and reproductions of his paintings; 4 sketchbooks; clippings, 1931- 1945, including many reviews of his book, HISTORY AND IDEALS OF AMERICAN ART (Stanford University Press, 1931); and scrapbooks containing clippings (1904- 1925), exhibition announcements and catalogs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Educator, painter; Berkeley, Calif. Taught at the University of California, Berkeley from 1908 to 1949 where he served as the first chairman of the art department.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 4176-4177 & D181 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel D181: Originals in Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel D181 was lent for microfilming by Neuhaus' son, Robert, in 1964. Robert Neuhaus donated the material on reels 4176-4177 in 1987.

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
Art -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California -- Berkeley Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Doerner, Max, 1870-1939 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hagemeyer, Johan, 1884-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heil, Walter, 1890-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neuhaus, Robert, 1909- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Partridge, Roi, 1888-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of California, Berkeley. History of Art Dept. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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