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Sabersky, Jane, 1911?-1983  Search this
Berman, Eugene  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Valentin, Curt  Search this
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Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of art historian Jane Sabersky measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1940 to 1977. Focusing on Sabersky's personal and professional relationships with art historians and artists including Eugene Berman, the papers include correspondence and photographs. Also found are scattered poems by Josef Albers and drawings by Curt Valentin.
Jane Sabersky papers, 1940-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection is available on 35mm microfilm reels 1617, 3471 and 3589 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Jane Sabersky (1911-1983) was an art historian and curator in New York City, New York. Born in Munich, Germany, Jane emigrated to the United States in 1939 and served as assistant to dealer Curt Valentin. Later, she was the assistant director for the Department of Circulating Exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art.
Language Note:
The collection is in English and German.
Jane Sabersky donated her papers to the Archives of American Art from 1974 to 1981.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women art critics  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
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Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art