Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
University of California, Berkeley
Watkins Art Gallery (American University)
David Findlay Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Gallery Association of New York State
Lohin Geduld Gallery
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture
American University (Washington, D.C.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
5.8 linear feet
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The papers of New York painter, Charles Cajori, measure 4.0 linear feet and date from 1942-2011. The collection documents Cajori's activities as a painter, educator, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery that was located on the Lower East Side in New York through correspondence; writings and notes; interviews, talks, and panel discussions on art and artists; and printed materials. An addition of 1.7 feet donated 2015 includes correspondence (mostly posthumous regarding Cajori's death), writings, photographs, printed material, medals, and a sound recording relating to Charles Cajori and the Tanager Gallery.
Charles Cajori papers, 1940-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Charles F. Cajori (1921-2014) was a painter in New York, New York and Watertown, Connecticut. Cajori was co-founder of the Tanager Gallery with Lois Dodd, Phillip Pearlstein, William Knig, Angelo Ippolito, and Fred Mitchell.
Donated 2011 by Charles F. Cajori and in 2015 by Barbara Grossman, Charles Cajori's wife and executor.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001