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Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Kolowrat, Ernest  Search this
Moving images
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6.5 Linear feet
This collection is arranged as 8 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1944-1991 (0.8 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1940-1994 (7 folders; Box 1) Series 3: Writings, 1938-1974 (9 folders; Box 1-2) Series 4: Gallery Files, 1939-1996 (0.8 linear feet; Box 2) Series 5: Financial Records, 1942-1979 (7 folders; Box 2-3) Series 6: Printed Material, 1941-1986 (0.8 linear feet; Box 3) Series 7: Photographs, 1928-1972 (1 linear foot; Box 3-4, OV 6) Series 8: Moving Images, 1954-2002 (2.4 linear feet; Box 4-5, FC 7-20)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
The papers of German American painter and educator Karl Zerbe measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1996. The papers document Zerbe's career through biographical material, writings and journals, art gallery records, financial records, printed material, photographs, documentary film materials, and home movies.
Karl Zerbe papers, 1928-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Karl Zerbe (1903-1972) was a German American expressionist painter and art educator in Boston, Massachusetts and Tallahassee, Florida.
Language Note:
English .
This collection was donated by Karl Zerbe's daughter, Maria Zerbe Norton, in 2010.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
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Archives of American Art