Collection ID:
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964
Physical Description:
3.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, diaries, financial material, a transcript of an interview, and blueprints.
Scope and Contents
REELS N705-N706: Biographical data, including a resume; letters to Robus, correspondence with foundries used to cast his sculpture, and award notices; records of loans to galleries; records of teaching appointments; customs and insurance documents, income tax returns and other financial data; and 2 exhibition catalogs.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: A wedding announcement; award notices; records of teaching appointments; correspondence with his wife, Irene Bogart Chubb Robus, and business correspondence; Irene Robus's diaries, 1940-1958; financial data; blueprints and a building contract for a house; a photoengraved plate of Robus's sculpture; a scrapbook of essays written by Irene for the PLAIN DEALER, 1898-1900; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, including a catalog from the American National Exhibition in Moscow, 1959, with an English translation; photographs of Robus in his studio and negatives of his sculpture; and a 31 p. transcript of an interview of Robus conducted by K. Osis, March 28, 1963.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Died in 1964.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N705-N706 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels N705-N706 lent for microfilming 1967 by Hugo Robus, Jr., Robus's son. Portions subsequently donated 1978-1982, with additional material by Mr. & Mrs. Hugo Robus, Jr., through Roberta Tarbell, who used the papers for her research on Robus.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' studios -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American National Exhibition (1959 : Moscow, Russia) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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