William J. Wancea papers relating to Samuel Brecher

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wancwill
Creators:
Wancea, William J.
Dates:
1909-1994
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(88 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
3 curriculum vitae of Samuel and Florence Brecher; letters from Samuel and Florence Brecher to Wancea, 1976-1994; photographs of Brecher including a photograph of him with his family, ca. 1909 and one of him at work, 1947; two photos of Brecher's works of art; six snapshots and negatives of Brecher presenting a painting demonstration in his studio to students from the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts, 1970; and twenty-one color slides and black and white 35mm negatives of Brecher's studio at 124 West 23rd St. in New York City, taken August 1, 1982.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1997 and 1999 by William J. Wancea, a friend and student of Brecher's at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art (1966-1969).

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' studios -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art students -- New Jersey -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art students -- New Jersey -- Newark Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brecher, Samuel, 1897- -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brecher, Samuel, 1897- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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