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John Doctoroff papers, circa 1920-1960

Creator:
Doctoroff, John, 1893-1970
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.0 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:
Phhotographs, color transparencies, and film and glass plate negatives of Doctoroff's works of art, many undocumented, including portrait sitters Warren G. Harding and Abraham Lincoln; writings, including a bound ledger and handwritten lists of works of art; letters to Doctoroff from clients and museums; four drawings by Doctoroff; and printed material, including exhibition announcements and newspaper clippings.
Citation:
John Doctoroff papers, circa 1920-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Portrait painter; Chicago, Ill.
Provenance:
Donated 2007 by the Chicago Historical Society via Board member Barbara L. Kipper.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Portrait painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13653
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)273404
AAA_collcode_doctjohn
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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