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Jacob Zavel Jacobson papers, 1925-1983

Creator:
Jacobson, J. Z. (Jacob Zavel), 1900-
Subject:
Armin, Emil
Biesel, Charles
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 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:
Various manuscripts and essays on art, biographies on artists and architects, Judaism, unpublished and published manuscripts, and a pocket notebook; correspondence from Forbes Watson, Julia Thecla, Todd Kempf, Samuel Putnam, Emil Armin, John Doctoroff, Ivar Rose, Oscar Leonard, John Sloan, and others; biographical and personal information, writings, photographs, printed material and art work, including a pen drawing by Emil Armin and a sketch/guest book from the studio of Charles Biesel, given to Jacobson after Biesel's death as a memento of their friendship.
Citation:
Jacob Zavel Jacobson papers, 1925-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Writer, editor, critic; Chicago, Ill. Edited Art of today, Chicago, 1933, and was associated with the 57th St. Art colony. Died 1970.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Helen M. Jacobson, widow of Jacobson.
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art criticism
Art critics
Artists
Authors
Editors
Modernism (Art)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10078
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212948
AAA_collcode_jacojz
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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