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Krasnow, Peter, 1886-1979  Search this
Danieli, Fidel  Search this
DeLuce, Robert  Search this
Clements, Grace  Search this
Cocker, Conrad  Search this
Budnick, Dan  Search this
Burton, Leslie  Search this
Weston, Edward  Search this
Blades, Harriet  Search this
Weston, Flora  Search this
Weston, Edward  Search this
Stone, Irving  Search this
Raboff, Ina  Search this
Raboff, Ernest Lloyd  Search this
Price, Aimée Brown  Search this
Owen, Elaine  Search this
Owen, Dale  Search this
Noer, Philip  Search this
Morley, Grace  Search this
Krasnow, Rose  Search this
Howe, Dudley  Search this
Drake, Alfred S.  Search this
United States. Aircraft Warning Service. Ground Observer Corps  Search this
Peter Krasnow Arts Foundation  Search this
Short stories
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6.9 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 9 series: Series 1: Biographical Materials, circa 1942-1983 (Boxes 1, 6; 7 folders) Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1930-1984 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet) Series 3: Writings and Notes, circa 1916-1980 (Boxes 1-2; 1.3 linear feet) Series 4: Diaries, circa 1955-1968 (Box 2-3; 5 folders) Series 5: Personal Business Records, circa 1914-1982 (Box 3; 0.4 linear feet) Series 6: Printed Materials, circa 1922-1981 (Boxes 3-4 and OV 9; 1.1 linear feet) Series 7: Artwork, circa 1918-1980 (Boxes 4-6 and OV 7-8, 10; 1.5 linear feet) Series 8: Sketchbooks, circa 1918-1973 (Box 5; 5 folders) Series 9: Photographs, circa 1914-1981 (Boxes 5-6; 0.6 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The papers of painter, printmaker, and sculptor Peter Krasnow (1886-1979) and his wife, writer Rose Krasnow (1885-1984), measures 6.9 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1984. Papers include biographical materials, a sound recording, correspondence, essays, poetry, short stories, notes, transcripts of lectures and radio talks, five diaries of Peter Krasnow, personal business records, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, magazines, five sketchbooks, sketches and drawings in multiple media, prints, and photographs.
Peter and Rose Krasnow papers, 1914-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of the collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reels 1712-1713, 1756, 1818, and 3967 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.
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:
Peter Krasnow (1886-1979) was a painter, sculptor, and printmaker who lived and worked primarily in Southern California. His wife, Rose Krasnow (1885-1984), was a prolific writer of poems, short stories, and plays.
Language Note:
English .
The Peter and Rose Krasnow papers were donated in several increments between 1976 and 1998 by Peter Krasnow, the Estate of Peter Krasnow, and the Peter and Rose Krasnow Foundation.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Jewish artists  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
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Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art