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Tobias, Abraham Joel, 1913-1996  Search this
Gaber, George  Search this
Gill, Brendan  Search this
La Gambina, Vincent  Search this
Lishinsky, Abraham  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Spivak, Max  Search this
Tobey, Alton S. (Alton Stanley)  Search this
Block, Irving  Search this
Caswell, Edward C.  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Fine Arts Federation of New York  Search this
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.8 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 8 series: Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1913-1996 (Boxes 1, 4; 0.3 linear feet) Series 2: Correspondence, 1933-1997 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet) Series 3: Project and Exhibition Files, 1938-2000 (Boxes 1, 2, 4, OV 5; 1.6 linear feet) Series 4: Writings, circa 1928-1992 (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet) Series 5: Printed Material, 1913-1999 (Boxes 3, 4; 0.3 linear feet) Series 6: Artwork, circa 1990s (Box 3; 1 folder) Series 7: Photographs, 1929-1970 (Box 3; 0.1 linear feet) Series 8: Video Recording, 1995 (Box 3, 1 folder)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The Abraham Joel Tobias papers date from 1913 to 2000 and measure 2.8 linear feet. Through project and exhibition files, printed material, correspondence, and photographs, the collection provides an overview of Tobias's career as a painter and muralist in New York City.
Abraham Joel Tobias papers, 1913-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Abraham Joel Tobias (1913-1996) was a painter, muralist, and educator in New York City. He was a pioneer in the use of shaped canvases.
Language Note:
English .
The papers were donated in 2001 by Carolyn Tobias, the widow of Abraham Joel Tobias.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art