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Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971

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Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971
Subject:
Arp, Jean
Cajori, Charles
Callahan, Eleanor
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey)
Coleman, Ornette
Crane, Barbara
Greenbaum, Jack
Hall, Robert D.
Held, Annet
Hervochon, Yves
Kerouac, Jack
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig
Moholy-Nagy, László
Siegel, Arthur S.
Siskind, Aaron
Ward, Cora Kelley
Weber, Anne
Woelffer, Dina
Clair Fox Gallery
Howard Wise Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 9 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; photographs and photograph albums; diaries; writings; sketches and sketchbooks; biographical data; catalogs; material relating to the Artists Tenants Association; clippings; and miscellany.
REEL D388: Correspondence, 1945-1966; photographs; sketches; and clippings.
REELS N70-9-N70-10: 75 photographs by Weber and photographer Harry Callahan of Mies van der Rohe, taken from 1961-1964, with occasional photos of Weber, his studio, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and other friends, including one of Moholy-Nagy by Arthur Siegel, 1946. Also included are 30 letters from Clair Fox Gallery, Howard Wise Gallery, Harry Callahan, Jack Kerouac and other friends; and 2 sketchbooks, 1962.
REEL 671: 9 photograph albums and ca. 200 photographs of Weber, friends, family (including his artist wife, Anne Weber), studios, and his works of art. Among them are one of Weber by Barbara Crane, ca. 1960, a contact sheet of photographs of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and many photographs by Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Cora Ward, Robert D. Hall, Annet Held and Yves Hervochon, including photos of Charles Cajori and Jack Greenbaum by Cora Ward, and Ornette Coleman by Callahan.
REELS 841-845: Correspondence, 1932-1971; 3 diaries (written in German), 1941-1944, April 1942, and April to August 1964; poetry by Weber; writings on art, 1951-1968; writings on other artists; sketchbooks and drawings, 1945-1971; biographical material; material on the Artists Tenants Association; catalogs; clippings; and miscellany.
UNMICROFILMED: Three photos by Harry Callahan, including one each of Eleanor Callahan, Weber, and "Drawing in Space with a Flashlight"; and one of Jean (Hans) Arp by Dina Woelffer, 1957. One photo of Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe taken by Aaron Siskind, ca. 1950.
Citation:
Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels N70-9-N70-10, D388, 671 & 841-845 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels D388 & N70-9(portion): Originals returned to Hugo Weber after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1918 in Basel, Switzerland; d. August 15, 1971.
Provenance:
Material on reel D388 and N70-9 (portion) lent for microfilming 1969 by Hugo Weber; and material on reel N70-9 (portion)-N70-10, 671 & 841-845 donated 1971 by Anne Weber, ex-wife of Hugo Weber.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Diaries
Painters
Painting, American
Photographers
Photographs
Women photographers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9330
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211526
AAA_collcode_webehugo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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