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Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo papers, 1851-1986, bulk 1920s-1960s

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Creator:
Hirsch, Stefan, 1899-1964
Rogo, Elsa, 1901-1996
Subject:
Mumford, Lewis
Halpert, Edith Gregor
Villalobos, Efren
Albers, Josef
Bier, Justus
Field, Hamilton Easter
Shahn, Ben
Anguiano, Raúl
Mérida, Carlos
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Bard College
Bennington College
United States.Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
19.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Original film reels and archival negative copies are stored off-site and are closed to researchers. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of artists and educators Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo measure 19.4 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1986, with the bulk of the material dating from 1920s to the 1960s. Their artistic, teaching, and journalism careers are documented through biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, professional files, printed materials, photographs and motion picture films, and sketchbooks and other artwork.
Citation:
Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo papers, 1851-1986, bulk 1920s-1960s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Nine reels of motion picture film in this collection have been preserved and also copied to video for research access and are available in the Archives of American Art offices. Projection prints of these films, compiled into two 16 mm reels, are also available for loan. In addition, the sound recordings have been digitized for research access.
Funding:
Funding for the preservation of the Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo home movies shot in Mexico was provided by the National Film Preservation Foundation. Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by Smithsonian Institution's Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Biography Note:
German-born Stefan Hirsch (1899-1964) was a painter and educator. Elsa Rogo (1901-1966) was married to Hirsch and was an artist, educator and journalist.
Language Note:
Collection is in English, Spanish, and German.
Provenance:
Portions of the Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo papers were donated in 1996 by the Elsa Rogo estate, via Sylvia Siskin, executrix. Additions were donated 2002 and 2014 by professor James Oles, Art Department, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts on behalf of Sylvia Siskin.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Latin American
Mural painting and decoration, Mexican
Glass plate negatives
Journalists
Etchings
Educators
Sound recordings
Painters
Transcripts
Art teachers
Scrapbooks
Mural painting and decoration
Sketchbooks
Art
Motion pictures (visual works)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6044
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216012
AAA_collcode_hirsstef
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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