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The papers of southern California contemporary art curator, critic, and historian Jules Langsner measure 4.4 linear feet and date from circa 1910s-1998, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1967.
Jules Langsner papers, circa 1910-1998, bulk, 1950-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Portions of the collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reels 974-980 and 3090 at the 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.
Jules Langsner (1911-1967) was an art critic and art historian from Los Angeles, California.
Donated 1973-1996 and 2004 by June Harwood Langsner, widow of Jules Langsner, except material on reel 3090 which was donated 1982 by the Art Library of the University of California, Los Angeles, via librarian Virginia Steele.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001