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Albert Christ-Janer papers, 1915-circa 1993, bulk 1930-1981

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Creator:
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973
Subject:
Zoller, Edwin W.
Bingham, George Caleb
Saarinen, Eliel
Robinson, Boardman
Christ-Janer, Virginia Morgan Carpenter
Pratt Institute
New York University
University of Chicago
University of Georgia
Michigan State University
Pennsylvania State University
Stephens College
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
56.3 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of art historian, educator, painter, and printmaker Albert Christ-Janer measure 56.3 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1993, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1930 to 1981. The papers include biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, teaching files, exhibition files, financial and estate records, printed material, scrapbooks and scrapbook material, photographs, artwork, and artifacts.
Citation:
Albert Christ-Janer papers, 1915-circa 1993, bulk 1930-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Albert Christ-Janer conducted by Dorothy Seckler, March 21, 1964. Albert Christ-Janer's research materials for his book, "American Hymns Old and New," (1980) are found at the St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, a center for the study of hymns.
Biography Note:
Albert Christ-Janer (1910-1973) was a painter, printmaker, art historian, writer, and educator active at colleges and universities across the U.S.
Provenance:
The Albert Christ-Janer papers were donated by Virginia Christ-Janer in 1980-1981 and 1994.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Sound recordings
Painters
Scrapbooks
Christmas cards
Drawings
Blueprints
Sketchbooks
Art historians
Printmakers
Sketches
Photographs
Prints
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7415
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209572
AAA_collcode_chrialbe
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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