Charles Sarka papers

Collection ID:
Sarka, Charles N. (Charles Nicholas), 1879-1960
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information; photographs; sketches; catalogs; printed materials; and a diary.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3976: A resume; 15 sketches; 2 paintings on paper, undated; clippings, 1964-1968; reproductions of art work, 1902-1922; exhibition catalogs, undated and 1963; 2 photographs of Sarka, ca. 1902 and ca. 1930; and 2 photographs of works of art, undated.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1000: Biographical information and a typescript of an unpublished diary written by Sarka while traveling in Tahiti and Moorea, 1903.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator; New York, N.Y. Worked for Harper's, Scribner's, Collier's, Blue Book, and other magazines. Wrote and illustrated Tahiti Nui.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1000 and 3976 available at American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 1000: Originals returned to lender, Catherine Jacobs, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated and lent 1973 by Catherine Jacobs, Sarka's niece.

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.

More Information

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tahiti -- Description and Travel -- journals Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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