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Allen Saalburg papers, 1924-circa 2003, bulk 1940-1987

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Creator:
Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987
Subject:
Bucks County Historical Society
Canal Press
Ink River Gallery
New York Graphic Society
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.8 linear feet
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:
The papers of painter, illustrator, and screenprinter Allen Saalburg, 1924-circa 2003, bulk 1940-1987, measure 0.8 linear feet. Included are professional correspondence, printed material, and a scrapbook. Most photographs are of Saalburg and his artwork. Also found are biographical material and subject files.
Biographical material consists of a chronology. Correspondence is with New York Graphic Society and Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Business conducted by Canal Press and exhibitions at Ink River Gallery are documented in the subject files. Books and World War II posters illustrated by Saalburg are among the printed material. A scrapbook consists mainly of printed material illustrated by Saalburg. Photographs include views of his home in Uhlerstown, Pennsylvania and the studio, Canal Press, in Frenchtown, New Jersey. Also found are photographs of a trip to Albrook Air Force Base, Panama Canal Zone, where he participated in an exhibition featuring paintings of military planes.
Citation:
Allen Saalburg papers, 1924-circa 2003, bulk 1940-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Allen Saalburg (1899-1987) was a painter, illustrator, and innovative screenprinter who spent most of his career working in Frenchtown, New Jersey.
Provenance:
Executor Prudence Crowther donated the Allen Saalburg papers in 2004.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Illustrators
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Serigraphers
World War, 1939-1945
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11576
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248741
AAA_collcode_saalalle
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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