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Leo J. Schreiber papers, 1904-1992

Creator:
Schreiber, Leo J., 1904-1992
Subject:
Federal Art Project
Meyer and Mathiau (Firm)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.3 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 data; birth certificate; copyright certificates; professional and personal correspondence, 1923-1984; Federal Art Project file; photographs of Schreiber, friends and work; photo album of work; 2 oil self-portraits; sketches, chiefly of heads, and including anatomical studies; commercial drawings and related printed material; 18 notebooks with sketches and notes, mostly in German, on his theories of design and composition; a scrapbook of photographs and clippings of work; miscellaneous printed material, including copies of "The Pilgrim Story" with illustrations by Schreiber, "Mural Painting," a pamphlet prepared by him for the Civilian Conservation Corps, an illustrated catalog of the work of the architectural firm of Meyer and Mathieu, and obituaries.
Citation:
Leo J. Schreiber papers, 1904-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, illustrator; Plymouth, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 1993 by Alma Schreiber Patterson, sister of Leo J. Schreiber. Additional papers are expected.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Book illustrators
Commercial artists
Drawings
Painters
Photograph albums
Photographs
Portrait painters
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Writings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6388
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215353
AAA_collcode_schrleo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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