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Hugo Robus papers, 1898-1967

Creator:
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964
Subject:
American National Exhibition (1959 : Moscow, Russia)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 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:
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, diaries, financial material, a transcript of an interview, and blueprints.
REELS N705-N706: Biographical data, including a resume; letters to Robus, correspondence with foundries used to cast his sculpture, and award notices; records of loans to galleries; records of teaching appointments; customs and insurance documents, income tax returns and other financial data; and 2 exhibition catalogs.
UNMICROFILMED: A wedding announcement; award notices; records of teaching appointments; correspondence with his wife, Irene Bogart Chubb Robus, and business correspondence; Irene Robus's diaries, 1940-1958; financial data; blueprints and a building contract for a house; a photoengraved plate of Robus's sculpture; a scrapbook of essays written by Irene for the PLAIN DEALER, 1898-1900; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, including a catalog from the American National Exhibition in Moscow, 1959, with an English translation; photographs of Robus in his studio and negatives of his sculpture; and a 31 p. transcript of an interview of Robus conducted by K. Osis, March 28, 1963.
Citation:
Hugo Robus papers, 1898-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels N705-N706 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Died in 1964.
Provenance:
Material on reels N705-N706 lent for microfilming 1967 by Hugo Robus, Jr., Robus's son. Portions subsequently donated 1978-1982, with additional material by Mr. & Mrs. Hugo Robus, Jr., through Roberta Tarbell, who used the papers for her research on Robus.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Diaries
Interviews
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9207
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211402
AAA_collcode_robuhugo
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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