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Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992  Search this
Tully, Judd  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Pollock, Charles C.  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Cherry, Herman  Search this
Conant, Howard  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire  Search this
Langsner, Jules  Search this
Neininger, Urban  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
7.9 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into ten series, based on type of material. Although acquired as a gift before the rest of the collection was loaned to the Archives of American Art in 1998, eight photographs are described in Series 9: Photographs, with those included in the 1998 loan. Each series is arranged chronologically, except Series 2: Letters and Series 6: Writings, which are arranged alphabetically according to the surname of the writer. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1938-1992 (box 1, 3 folders) Series 2: Letters, 1934-1995, undated (boxes 1-3, 2.5 linear ft.) Series 3: Personal Business Records, 1952-1995 (boxes 3-4, 37 folders) Series 4: Exhibition File, 1989-1991 (box 4, 1 folder) Series 5: Notes, 1851-1853, 1937-1992, undated (boxes 4-5, 35 folders) Series 6: Writings, 1963-1992, undated (box 5, 14 folders) Series 7: Artwork, 1981-1992, undated (boxes 5, 10, 8 folders) Series 8: Printed Material, 1934-1993, undated (boxes 5-7, 76 folders) Series 9: Photographs, 1913-1992, undated (boxes 7-9, sol 10, 2.0 linear ft.) Series 10: Artifacts, undated (box 9, 1 folder)
Access Note / Rights:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment. Microfilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm.
This collection, which measures 7.9 linear feet and dates from 1851 to 1995 (bulk 1913-1995), documents the life and career of muralist, sculptor, and educator Reuben Kadish. The papers contain biographical material, letters, personal business records, an exhibition file, notes, writings, artwork, printed material, photographs, and artifacts.
Reuben Kadish papers, 1851-1995, bulk 1913-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of the collection is available on microfilm reels 5655-5660 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.
Related Materials:
Other resources relating to Reuben Kadish in the Archives of American Art include an oral history interview with Kadish, April 15, 1992.
Biography Note:
Reuben Kadish was born in Chicago on January 29, 1913. His father and mother were from Latvia and the Ukraine respectively.
Language Note:
English .
The eight photographs on Reel 5660 were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1984 by Reuben Kadish. The other material on Reels 5655-5660 was lent for filming in 1998 by Morris and Ruth Kadish, brother and sister-in-law of Reuben Kadish, and executors of his estate, and subsequently donated to the Archives of American Art in 2002.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California  Search this
Sculptors -- California  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art