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Charles Sarka papers, 1902-1968

Creator:
Sarka, Charles N. (Charles Nicholas), 1879-1960
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
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:
Biographical information; photographs; sketches; catalogs; printed materials; and a diary.
REEL 3976: A resume; 15 sketches; 2 paintings on paper, undated; clippings, 1964-1968; reproductions of art work, 1902-1922; exhibition catalogs, undated and 1963; 2 photographs of Sarka, ca. 1902 and ca. 1930; and 2 photographs of works of art, undated.
REEL 1000: Biographical information and a typescript of an unpublished diary written by Sarka while traveling in Tahiti and Moorea, 1903.
Citation:
Charles Sarka papers, 1902-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1000 and 3976 available at American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 1000: Originals returned to lender, Catherine Jacobs, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Illustrator; New York, N.Y. Worked for Harper's, Scribner's, Collier's, Blue Book, and other magazines. Wrote and illustrated Tahiti Nui.
Provenance:
Donated and lent 1973 by Catherine Jacobs, Sarka's niece.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Exhibition catalogs
Illustrators
Painting, American
Photographs
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13424
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209488
AAA_collcode_sarkchar
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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