Howard Warshaw papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.warshowa
Creators:
Warshaw, Howard
Dates:
[ca. 1945-1977]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
(microfilmed on 3 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical data; writings; sketchbooks; sketches; teaching material; business records; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and miscellaneous material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 700: Two sketchbooks containing 125 ink and watercolor sketches, 52 photos, and a few pages of notes. Many of the sketches, photos, and notes concern a mural, 1960, for the library at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, and a discussion of the same mural, December 12, 1969. Also included is a catalog of a retrospective exhibition at Pasadena Art Museum, June-July, 1955.
Scope and Contents
REEL 859: Letters about Warshaw's mural projects, an article he wrote, his other work, personal matters; notes for his remarks at Rico Lebrun's funeral; drafts of his 1961 NATION article; business records; and miscellaneous items.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2843: Biographical data and remarks about Warshaw by Karl With spoken at a Warshaw mural opening; correspondence, including a letter to Rear Admiral Mack, U.S. Navy, a letter from Robert Hatch, editor of THE NATION, and a letter from Umberto Romano, National Academy of Design; typescripts of speeches and lectures, including a Rico Lebrun eulogy; 9 writings on art; notes and pencil sketches; teaching material; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mural painter and educator; Carpinteria, California. Born 1920. Died 1977.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 700, 859 & 2843 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 700: Originals returned to Howard Warshaw after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 700 lent for microfilming 1974 by Howard Warshaw, he also donated material on reel 859 in 1974; material on reel 2843 donated 1983 by Mark Ferrer, step-son of Warshaw.

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
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- California -- Carpinteria Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- California -- Carpinteria Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Carpinteria Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Romano, Umberto, 1905-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
With, Karl, 1891-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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