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Max Arthur Cohn papers, 1928-1978

Creator:
Cohn, Max Arthur, 1903-1998
Subject:
Barr, Norman
Gottlieb, Harry
McCausland, Elizabeth
O'Connor, Francis V.
Federal Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1000 items (on 1 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Summary:
The papers of Max Arthur Cohn document his career as a painter and printmaker; significantly, pertaining to the WPA Federal Art Project, as well as other art organizations and galleries. Includes:
biographical material, undated and 1956; correspondence, undated and 1933-1978, includes letters from Norman Barr, Elizabeth McCausland, Harry Gottlieb and Francis O'Connor; notes, undated and 1942-1977, includes lists of exhibitions and art works; an address by Cohn before the "Artist Coordinating Committee and Associated Organizations at the Art Students League", 1935; business records, undated and 1940-1970;
a scrapbook of printed material, undated and 1928-1947; exhibition announcements and catalogs; miscellaneous printed material relating to the National Serigraph Society and the WPA Federal Art Project; a book SILKSCREEN TECHNIQUES by Cohn and J. I. Biegeleisen; and photographs of Cohn, his family, and his works of art.
Citation:
Max Arthur Cohn papers, 1928-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3960 available at AAA offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 and 1978 by Max Arthur Cohn.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Business records
Painters
Photographs
Printmakers
Scrapbooks
Serigraphers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7267
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209418
AAA_collcode_cohnmax
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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