Archives of American Art

Jon Rudolf Schueler papers

Collection ID:
Schueler, Jon, 1916-
Physical Description:
7.2 Linear feet
1 Linear foot

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Resumes; price lists for paintings, 1973, 1977, 1979-1981; a catalog of Schueler's paintings and corresponding slides; 30 notebooks; 11 appointment calendars; 8 telephone message books; 5 address books; 5 exhibition catalogs; a published article by Schueler, "Death and the Margaret Ann"; personal and business correspondence; biographical sketches; a will; a passport; legal and financial documents; unpublished writings; diaries; journals; mailing lists; files concerning galleries, art supplies, travel exhibitions, and teaching positions; and clippings and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: 121 color slides of oil paintings, and an unpublished manuscript, ca. 1,000 p., "The Sound of Sleat," written by Schueler ca. 1955-1979, and edited by Magda Salvesen.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New York City. Died 1992.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981-1986 by Schueler. The manuscript "Sound of Sleat" was donated 1993 by Magda Salvesen, Schueler's widow.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salvesen, Magda Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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