Jane Sabersky papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sabejane
Creators:
Sabersky, Jane, 1911-1983
Dates:
1940-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 3 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from and material on Curt Valentin and Eugene Berman; and photographs of artists and others.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1617: 67 photographs of artists, 1940-1970, collected by Sabersky, including photos of Sabersky, Perry Rathbone, Curt Valentin, Jean Arp, Alexander Calder, Harry Grier, Karl Kup, Henry Moore, Mies Van der Rohe, Andrew Ritchie, David Smith, Marion Willard, Max Beckmann, Hedda Sterne, Haus Sur, Mary Callery, Quappi Kaulbach, Peter Humphries, Dan Johnson, Marini, Sert.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3471: Nineteen letters from Eugene Berman, 1965-1970, and 1 letter from Leonid Berman, 1972 Dec. 28, thanking her for her letter of sympathy on Eugene's death. Eugene writes lengthy letters about such matters as: his feelings about breaking with Knoedler Gallery and where to go next; the relationship between the gallery and the artists; arrangements for exhibitions of his work; the works of Christian Berard; the proposed Neoromantic exhibition at Princeton; personal matters; requests for her assistance in various matters; and his unsuccessful show at Larcada Gallery. He refers to Joseph Kelleher, Robert Tobin, Nathan Cummings, Frank Lloyd and Harry Brooks.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3589: 35 letters from Curt Valentin; 9 drawings by Valentin; letters of condolence sent to Sabersky upon Valentin's death; typescripts of Sabersky's memorial tribute to Valentin, 1954; 10 handwritten poems written by Josef Albers; and letters from Alexander Calder, Henry Dreyfuss, Karl Kup, Constantino Nivola, Erwin Panofsky, and Saul Steinberg.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian, curator, and writer.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1617, 3471 and 3589 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1974-1981 by Sabersky.

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
Women art critics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women art historians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albers, Josef Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Valentin, Curt, 1902-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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