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Kenneth Shopen papers, 1931-1984

Creator:
Shopen, Kenneth, 1902-1967
Subject:
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)
Schneider, Otto J.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.7 linear ft.
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.
Summary:
Biographical writings and U.S. Army papers, 1940-1961; letters, 1945-1946, from Shopen to his wife, Sylvia; business correspondence, 1932-1984; art works, including a print, a watercolor, 54 sketches and 2 sketchbooks by Shopen, a print by Arthur B. Davies, and 2 prints by Otto Schneider; a scrapbook kept while art critic for the CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, 1953-1956, containing letters and clippings of reviews; receipts; an address book; writings and notes on art and a notebook of quotes; subject files on the War Department and Shopen's teaching position at the University of Illinois; printed material, 1946-1957; and photographs, slides and negatives of Shopen, friends, family, and works of art.
Citation:
Kenneth Shopen papers, 1931-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, art critic, educator; Chicago, Ill. full name is George Kenneth Shopen
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Timothy Shopen, Kenneth Shopen's son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art critics
Art, Modern
Educators
Painters
Photographs
Prints
Sketchbooks
Slides (photographs)
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9524
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211723
AAA_collcode_shopkenn
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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