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The papers of painter and teacher Julian E. Levi date from 1846 to 1981, and comprise 6.6 linear feet. They consist of biographical information, correspondence, artwork, writings and notes, financial records, scrapbooks, printed material, miscellaneous records and photographs that document Levi's professional career and personal life.
Julian E. Levi papers, 1846-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Portions of the collection are available on microfilm reels 483-486 and 3244-3248 at AAA offices and through interlibrary loan. The current arrangement of the collection does not match the filmed arrangement.
Julian E. Levi (1900-1982) was a painter and educator from New York, N.Y. Levi studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and in France. He was on the faculties of the Art Students' League, New School for Social Research, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
The papers were a gift received in several accessions between 1969-1982 from Julian E. Levi and his estate (Herman Englander, executor). Portions of the collection were microfilmed upon receipt.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001