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Dates:
1953-2008
Level:
series
Size:
1.7 Linear feet (Boxes 18-20, 38)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found here are daily calendars, calendar pages, typed schedules, and itineraries from Jacob and Ruth's various trips abroad. Many of the calendars are incomplete with certain months missing. The daily calendars also contain notes and lists relating to the events planned on specific days. Also found are Appointment books kept by both Jacob Kainen an...

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Dates:
1905-2000
Level:
series
Size:
3.3 Linear feet (Boxes 22-25, 38, OV 18)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs depict Jacob Kainen with family members and friends, at exhibition openings, teaching, and working in his studios. Also found are photographs of Kainen with fellow students at Pratt Institute, exhibition installations, and photographs of Kainen's artwork. Included are color snapshots, black and white prints, and a few slides and negativ...

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Dates:
1922-2009
Level:
series
Size:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 1, 32)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material includes applications, position descriptions, résumés, and a copy of the FBI report compiled on Kainen. Also contained are birth certificates, passports, biographical outlines, bibliographies, and lists of works by Jacob Kainen. A few personal business records such as artwork sales and art supply invoices are also found here. ...

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Dates:
circa 1975-1998
Level:
series
Size:
1.4 Linear feet (Boxes 20-21, 38)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Transcripts of formal interviews, informal dialogues, discussions, and conversations are included in the series. The transcripts cover topics concerning Jacob's biography, his artwork, and art history in general. Many transcripts include explanatory notes and introductions written by Ruth Cole Kainen. Some of the transcripts are incomplete with mis...

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Dates:
1936-2003
Level:
series
Size:
11.8 Linear feet (Boxes 1-12, 32-33)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found here is Kainen's personal and professional correspondence to and from family members, friends, scholars, artists, curators, and students. There is a significant amount of material dealing with exhibitions, donations, gifts, and appraisals of items from Kainen's art collection. Some notable correspondents include Clement Greenberg, Stuart Davi...

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Dates:
1942-2000
Level:
series
Size:
1.2 Linear feet (Boxes 25-26)
Collection ID:
AAA.kainjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The series consists primarily of handmade greeting cards and limited edition prints given to Jacob and Ruth Kainen. The cards contain lithographs, etchings, pen and ink drawings, and woodblock prints by various artists such as Tadeusz Lapinski, Un-ichi Hiratsuka, and Raphael Soyer. Alberta Mayo's portfolio, entitled "Remembering Paradise: Postcards...

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Creators:
Kainen, Bertha
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
9 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.kainbert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Bertha Kainen's correspondence with art historian Avis Berman, first husband, artist Jacob Kainen, and National Museum of American Art Director, Elizabeth Broun, regarding Berman's essay, "Images from a Life," in JACOB KAINEN (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1993). Kainen discusses what she believes to be...

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 09-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Dates:
1949-1984
Level:
file
Size:
(9 folders)
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art