Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.webehugo
Creators:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971
Dates:
1932-1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 9 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; photographs and photograph albums; diaries; writings; sketches and sketchbooks; biographical data; catalogs; material relating to the Artists Tenants Association; clippings; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
REEL D388: Correspondence, 1945-1966; photographs; sketches; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REELS N70-9-N70-10: 75 photographs by Weber and photographer Harry Callahan of Mies van der Rohe, taken from 1961-1964, with occasional photos of Weber, his studio, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and other friends, including one of Moholy-Nagy by Arthur Siegel, 1946. Also included are 30 letters from Clair Fox Gallery, Howard Wise Gallery, Harry Callahan, Jack Kerouac and other friends; and 2 sketchbooks, 1962.
Scope and Contents
REEL 671: 9 photograph albums and ca. 200 photographs of Weber, friends, family (including his artist wife, Anne Weber), studios, and his works of art. Among them are one of Weber by Barbara Crane, ca. 1960, a contact sheet of photographs of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and many photographs by Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Cora Ward, Robert D. Hall, Annet Held and Yves Hervochon, including photos of Charles Cajori and Jack Greenbaum by Cora Ward, and Ornette Coleman by Callahan.
Scope and Contents
REELS 841-845: Correspondence, 1932-1971; 3 diaries (written in German), 1941-1944, April 1942, and April to August 1964; poetry by Weber; writings on art, 1951-1968; writings on other artists; sketchbooks and drawings, 1945-1971; biographical material; material on the Artists Tenants Association; catalogs; clippings; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Three photos by Harry Callahan, including one each of Eleanor Callahan, Weber, and "Drawing in Space with a Flashlight"; and one of Jean (Hans) Arp by Dina Woelffer, 1957. One photo of Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe taken by Aaron Siskind, ca. 1950.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1918 in Basel, Switzerland; d. August 15, 1971.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N70-9-N70-10, D388, 671 & 841-845 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels D388 & N70-9(portion): Originals returned to Hugo Weber after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel D388 and N70-9 (portion) lent for microfilming 1969 by Hugo Weber; and material on reel N70-9 (portion)-N70-10, 671 & 841-845 donated 1971 by Anne Weber, ex-wife of Hugo Weber.

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
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Artists' studios -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Arp, Jean, 1887-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cajori, Charles, 1921-2013 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Callahan, Eleanor Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coleman, Ornette Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenbaum, Jack Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weber, Anne Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hall, Robert D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Held, Annet Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hervochon, Yves Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siskind, Aaron Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ward, Cora Kelley, 1920-1989 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Callahan, Harry M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crane, Barbara, 1928- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siegel, Arthur S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woelffer, Dina, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howard Wise Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clair Fox Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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