Biographical materials include resumes and bookplates designed by Klavun. Correspondence is with the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Jacob Javits, and the New York Studio School and includes a mix of personal and professional correspondence. Photographs depict Klavun with her work, her home on Commerce Street in New York City; exhibitions at Bertha Schaefer Gallery; and of works of art. Printed materials concern Klavun's career and include clippings and exhibition announcements and catalogs.
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Artworks include pencil and pen sketches, including designs for holiday cards and bookplates. Biographical material consists of a resume, a contract for Trailblazer to Television, and mementos from Korn's early life in Germany. Largely professional, some letters are in German. Correspondents include Drew University, Ruth Green, Max Liebermann, the Newark Museum, Dustin Rice, and Barbara Wescott. Photographs depict portraits of the artist, Korn in her early drawing classes in Berlin, teaching classes, and of her works of art. Writings and notes are by and about Korn, and also include lists.
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Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.