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Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk, 1930-1994

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Creator:
Kuh, Katharine, 1904-1994
Subject:
Rothko, Mark
Feitelson, Lorser
Millier, Arthur Henry Thomas
Seligmann, Kurt
Goto, Joseph
Sandburg, Carl
Knox, Seymour H.
Ray, Man
Nutting, Muriel Leone Tyler
Giacometti, Alberto
Léger, Fernand
Shahn, Ben
Young, Victor
Elizabeth
Arp, Jean
O'Higgins, Pablo
Woolf, Olga
Biddle, George
Davis, Stuart
Kepes, Gyorgy
Tobey, Mark
Chermayeff, Serge
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.
Graves, Robert
Mérida, Carlos
Le Corbusier
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing),
Hofmann, Hans
Day, Worden
Friendly, Fred W.
Shackelford, Shelby
Perkins, Frances
Barr, Alfred H.
Pollack, Peter
Johnson, Ray
Kandinsky, Wassily
De Kooning, Willem
Breuer, Marcel
Duchamp, Marcel
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Grabe, Klaus
Moholy-Nagy, László
Ozbekhan, Hasan
Picasso, Pablo
Hare, Denise Browne
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig
Lundeberg, Helen
Falkenstein, Claire
Johnson, Philip
Ernst, Jimmy
Hare, David
Archipenko, Alexander
Chagall, Marc
Hélion, Jean
Albright, Ivan
Guggenheim, Peggy
Dickinson, Edwin Walter
Lye, Len
Calder, Alexander
Cox, Richard
Johns, Jasper
Inverarity, Robert Bruce
Klee, Paul
Tanning, Dorothea
Albers, Josef
Guston, Philip
Kline, Franz
Adams, Ansel Easton
Campoli, Cosmo
Chavez Morado, José
Orozco, José Clemente
Wiston, Harry Lewis
Kepes, Juliet
Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson)
Dubuffet, Jean
Arensberg, Walter
Golub, Leon
Rich, Daniel Catton
Still, Clyfford E.
Barnet, Will
Cornell, Joseph
Sterne, Hedda
Putnam, Wallace
Spaeth, Otto
Nutting, Myron Chester
Hayter, Stanley William
Art Institute of Chicago
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Katharine Kuh Gallery (Chicago, Ill.)
Biennale di Venezia
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
12.1 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of art historian, dealer, critic, and curator Katharine Kuh measure 12.1 linear feet and date from 1875-1994, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930-1994. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with family, friends and colleagues; personal business records; artwork by various artists; a travel journal; writings by Kuh and others; scrapbooks; printed material; photographs of Kuh and others; and audio recordings of Kuh's lectures and of Daniel Catton Rich reading poetry.
Citation:
Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk, 1930-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of this collection are available on microfilm reels 265, 267, 2225-2227, and 2288 at Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the collection as described in this finding aid may not reflect the order of the collection on microfilm.
Use Note:
Entire collection (excluding art work from Art Institute of Chicago): Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires permission; obtain additional information from AAA Reference staff.
Related Materials:
Additional Katharine Kuh papers also located at: Yale University.
Biography Note:
Katharine Kuh (1904-1994) was an art consultant, curator, and critic working in Chicago and New York City.
Provenance:
Donated 1971-1994 by Katharine Kuh and the Katharine Kuh estate. In addition, 147 works of art determined to have been made expressly for Kuh, or dedicated to her, were donated 1995 by the Art Institute of Chicago, which had received them from the Kuh estate along with other works of art in Kuh's collection.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Travel diaries
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Art critics
Visitors' books
Women art dealers
Prints
Paintings
Illustrated letters
Poetry
Authors
Drawings
Wills
Calendars
Women art historians
Awards
Art, Modern
Watercolors
Lithographs
Art, American
Art festivals
Collages
Women museum curators
Art galleries, Commercial
Minutes
Women art critics
Sound recordings
Lectures
Art, Abstract
Resumes
Sales records
Lecture notes
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9951
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212503
AAA_collcode_kuhkath
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Women
Art Gallery Records
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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