The collection is arranged as 8 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1923-circa 1940 (3 folders; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1941-1964 (4 folders; Box 1) Series 3: Writings and Notes, circa 1930-circa 1950 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1) Series 4: Printed Material, 1920-1964 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1, 6, OV 12) Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1913-1960 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1, 9) Series 6: Photographs, circa 1910-1988 (1.4 linear feet; Box 1-2, 5, 7-8, OV 10) Series 7: Sketchbooks, circa 1910-circa 1950 (1.0 linear feet; Box 2-3, 5-6) Series 8: Artwork, circa 1900-1951 (0.5 linear feet; Box 3-5, OV 11)
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The papers of A.G. (Abel George) Warshawsky date from circa 1900 to 1988 and measure 3.8 linear feet. the papers contain biographical materials; scattered correspondence, most of which consists of letters from Warshawsky to his wife Ruth; writings, including versions of Warshawsky's autobiography; printed materials; two scrapbooks; photographs and eight photo albums; twenty-six sketchbooks; and artworks by Warshawsky and others.
A.G. (Abel George) Warshawsky papers, circa 1900-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The collection was digitized in 2015 and is available via the Archives of American Art's Website.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
The A.G. (Abel George) Warshawsky papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
The Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio holds the Abel G. Warshawsky Family papers.
Impressionist painter A.G. Warshawsky (1883-1962) was active in Paris and Monterey, California.
The collection is in English
The bulk of the A.G. Warshawsky papers were donated in 1996 by Froma Goldberg, Warshawsky's niece. In 1978, Ruth Warshawsky donated a typescript copy of her husband's autobiography, "My Brush with Life."
This site provides access to the papers of A. G. (Abel G.) Warshawsky in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 4,329 images.
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