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Dates:
2009
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1920s-2000
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings by Jacob Kainen include essays about Arshile Gorky, Raphael Soyer, John Dowell, and the Works Progress Administration. Mainstream art, New York in the 1930s, and art in the 1930s are topics addressed in the lectures included in this series. Also found is poetry written by Jacob Kainen as well as several of his pocket notebooks and travel n...

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Dates:
1938-2008
Level:
series
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 22, 38, OV 18)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The series includes Kainen's exhibition catalogs and announcements in addition to newspaper, magazine, and journal clippings of articles by and about Jacob Kainen. Also found are a few newsletters, journals, programs, and pamphlets of interest to Kainen.

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Dates:
1927-2001
Level:
series
Size:
1 Linear foot (Boxes 21-22)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found here are general and specific inventories of paintings by Jacob Kainen, many with accompanying color photographs. There are also inventories and appraisals of the Kainens' art collection.

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Dates:
circa 1920s-2002
Level:
series
Size:
1.6 Linear feet (Boxes 12-13, 33)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The series contains writings by and about Jacob Kainen. Writings by Jacob Kainen include articles, essays, introductions to exhibition catalogs, lectures, statements, short stories as well as lists, notes, and rough drafts of speeches and essays. Also included are lectures given by Jacob Kainen. Writings by others include essays, a thesis and disse...

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Dates:
1975-1994
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found here are transcriptions of informal dinner conversations, telephone conversations, discussions, and dialogues between Jacob Kainen and others. The transcripts filed under Ruth Cole Kainen are conversations strictly between herself and Jacob Kainen and comprise the bulk of the subseries. However, many of the conversations with the other partic...

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Dates:
circa 1990s
circa 1920s-1930s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1956
1985-1986
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1988-1999
Level:
file
Size:
1 videocassettes (betacam)
4 videocassettes (vhs)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1940s-2009
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The subseries contains writings about Jacob Kainen's painting, the Graphic Arts Division of the Works Progress Administration, the Smithsonian Institution's Division of Graphic Arts, and Jacob Kainen's art collection. Also found are extensive writings by Ruth Cole Kainen about her husband and about their art collection.