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Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers, 1917-1972

Creator:
Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, 1892-  Search this
Subject:
Fitzgerald, Richard  Search this
Topic:
Masses (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Liberator (New York, N.Y.: 1918)  Search this
Political cartoons -- California  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7365
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209520
AAA_collcode_chamkenn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209520

Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers

Topic:
Masses (New York, N.Y.)
Liberator (New York, N.Y.: 1918)
Creator:
Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, 1892-  Search this
Names:
Fitzgerald, Richard  Search this
Extent:
150 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1917-1972
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; a chapter on Chamberlain from Richard A. Fitzgerald's dissertation, RADICAL ILLUSTRATOR OF THE MASSES AND LIBERATOR, University of California, 1969, with a commentary by Chamberlain; biographical notes; MASSES clippings and articles, and published and unpublished cartoons; and six photographs of Chamberlain.
Biographical / Historical:
Cartoonist for THE MASSES and LIBERATOR, radical periodicals, as well as several established newspapers. Chamberlain was a cartoonist of considerable importance ca. 1910-1920; among his colleagues were John Sloan and Maurice Becker.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1972 by Kenneth Russell Chamberlain.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Cartoonists -- California  Search this
Illustrators -- California  Search this
Topic:
Political cartoons -- California  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.chamkenn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d4aa2dc9-effe-4bb3-a951-bc66f20633c8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chamkenn

Richard Fitzgerald papers

Creator:
Fitzgerald, Richard  Search this
Names:
Becker, Maurice, 1889-1975  Search this
Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, 1892-  Search this
Sloan, Helen Farr, 1911-2005  Search this
Sloan, John, 1871-1951  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((72 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Date:
1930-1972
Scope and Contents:
Research material used for Fitzgerald's Ph.D. dissertation at University of California, RADICAL ILLUSTRATORS OF THE MASSES AND LIBERATOR and for his book, ART AND POLITICS: CARTOONISTS OF THE MASSES AND LIBERATOR.
Eleven letters and cards from Helen Farr Sloan, widow of John Sloan; unpublished notes from John Sloan's conversations, interviews, and lectures at the Delaware Art Center, Wilmington; eight letters from Kenneth Russell Chamberlain; four interviews with Chamberlain; 28 letters and cards from Maurice Becker; a telephone interview with Becker; four Becker exhibition catalogues; and fifteen letters to Fitzgerald about artists Robert Minor, Art Young, and Maurice Becker written by their friends Gil Wilson, Lawrence Gellert, Joseph North, William Gropper, Daniel Aaron, and Harold Anton.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian and writer; San Francisco, California.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by Richard Fitzgerald.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Cartoonists  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Art historians -- California  Search this
Topic:
Politics in art  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.fitzrich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92aad1728-629b-4430-9a05-864807b11d9c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fitzrich

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