Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tamochuz
Creators:
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975
Dates:
1920-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
12 Microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical data; list of works of art; photographs; sketchbook; annotated books; financial material; a diary; sketches; prints; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL SW 6: Correspondence, including 2 letters from Philip Evergood; biographical data; photographs; list of paintings sold; sketches; prints; catalogs; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3031-3041: Biographical information; a list of works of art; correspondence, 1930-1975; photographs of Tamotzu, his family, friends and works of art; a sketchbook, 1945-1946; annotated books; files on his trips to Japan and his work about Hiroshima, New Mexico and its artists' community, galleries, museums, art associations, collectors and artists Philip Evergood, Louis Ribak, Olive Rush, Eugenie Shonnard, John Sloan and others; financial material; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; printed material; and a diary kept by Tamotzu's wife Louise Kates Tamotzu.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Chuzo Tamotzu (1888-1975) was a Japanese American painter based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tamotzu was born in Japan and came to the United States in 1920. He moved to Santa Fe in 1948.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel SW 6 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3031-3041 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals located at the University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research, Albuquerque, N.M.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Reels 3031-3041: Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel SW 6 lent for microfilming 1970 by Chuzo Tamotzu and material on reels 3031-3041 lent for microfilming 1983 by Louise Kates Tamotzu, widow of Tamotzu. All material subequently donated to the University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest research.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Microfilm reels 3031-3041: Microfilm inventory available in Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asian American art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asian American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese American art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asian American painters Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ribak, Louis, 1902-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shonnard, Eugenie Frederica, 1886-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloan, John, 1871-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tamotzu, Louise Kates Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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