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Seventeen letters, 1943-1979, including 2 from Van Wyck Brooks; a list of gifts to the Butler Institute including "Backyard" by Kruckman; a 1 p. biographical sketch; 3 sketchbooks and 32 cartoons for NEW MASSES and other New Deal era publications, 1935-1939; clippings, 1928-1990; reproductions of art works, primarily from book HOL' UP YO' HEAD; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1937-1972; a press release; miscellaneous brochures, 1943-1976; and 15 photographs of art works.
Herb Kruckman papers, 1928-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Cartoonist, author, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Studied at the Art Students League and began drawing a comic strip "Happy Hunch" in 1926.
Donated by Herb Kruckman in 1976 and 1979, and by his son Russell Kruckman in 1991.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001