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Frederick Papsdorf papers, 1900-1975

Creator:
Papsdorf, Frederick, 1887-1978  Search this
Subject:
Perls, Klaus  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7142
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209276
AAA_collcode_papsfred
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209276

Edgar L. Yaeger papers

Creator:
Yaeger, Edgar L., 1904-  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Mich.)  Search this
Scarab Club  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Boorsma, Jay, 1893-1955  Search this
Jerry, Sylvester, 1904-1990  Search this
Jungwirth, Leonard D., 1903-1964  Search this
McPharlin, Paul, 1903-1948  Search this
Pappas, John L., 1898-1976  Search this
Papsdorf, Frederick, 1887-1978  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Sparks, Joseph, 1896-1975  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1989
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information, correspondence, printed material, photographs and art work relate to Yaeger's career as an artist, including his work on the WPA Federal Art Project.
Correspondence, 1926-1968, is primarily with museums and galleries concerning loans of Yaeger's art, prizes, invitations to submit works of art, and acknowledgments of gifts, 1926-1968. Correspondents include Clyde H. Burroughs, E.P. Richardson, Robert B. Harshe, and Daniel Catton Rich.
Photographs, ca. 1935, show fellow WPA artists, among them Diego Rivera in front of his mural at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Jos(eph) Sparks, and Leonard Jungwirth; Yaeger working on a mosaic; a group photo of John Pappas, Paul McPharlin, Jerry Sylvester and Sparks; and color photos of Yaeger's mosaic work at the Scarab Club. Original art work includes a linoleum print, 1976 by Yaeger, sketches and watercolors for his WPA murals at the Ford School Library and the Brodhead Naval Armory, and 3 greeting cards from fellow artist Frederick Papsdorf, 1951-1975.
Also found are lists of paintings, 1923-1931; printed materials, 1923-1989, including exhibition announcements and catalogs, many for Annual Exhibitions for Michigan Artists; clippings, and newsletters addressed to the "Friends of Edgar Yaeger" (ca. 1988-1989).
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, mural painter, mosaicist; Detroit, Mich. His WPA mural commissions included the Brodhead Naval Armory, Ford Elementary School, the Public Lighting Commission Building, and the Grosse Pointe South High School Library.
Provenance:
Donated 1990-1991 by Edgar Yaeger.
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:
Painters -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Muralists -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Mosaicists -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Michigan  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.yaegedga
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b86ea798-fdbf-434f-ac67-cf6c870f8ac4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yaegedga

Frederick Papsdorf papers

Creator:
Papsdorf, Frederick, 1887-1978  Search this
Names:
Perls, Klaus  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-1975
Scope and Contents:
Letters; biographical sketch; artworks; sketchbooks; photographs; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; articles; and printed material.
REEL 981: A biographical sketch; 160 letters, 1941-1975, mostly from Klaus Perls, Papsdorf's dealer at the Perls Galleries, N.Y.C., 1943-1950; 2 books of watercolors and 32 loose watercolors, 1900, 7 wash drawings, and 5 sketchbooks, 1933-1948; 10 photos of Papsdorf, his paintings, and exhibitions; catalogs, announcements, articles; and clipppings. Also included are letters from the American Red Cross concerning Papsdorf's activities as an instructor for their Arts & Skills Corps during the mid-1940's.
REEL 3813: Four letters, 1957-1958; 2 photographs of Papsdorf; 50 drawings and 2 intaglio prints; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; and miscellaneous printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Detroit, Michigan.
Provenance:
Material on reel 981 donated 1973 by Frederick Papsdorf; material on reel 3813 donated 1984 by Syracuse University.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.papsfred
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ab8c2897-6bf6-46f2-9c73-36d2e12c284e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-papsfred

George A. and Abbie Kamperman papers

Creator:
Kamperman, George A. (George Abel), 1880-1961  Search this
Kamperman, Abbie, 1884-1972  Search this
Names:
Blanch, Arnold, 1896-1968  Search this
Culver, Charles B. (Charles Beach), 1908-1967  Search this
De Soto, Hugo  Search this
Fiene, Ernest, 1894-  Search this
Gaugler, William  Search this
Hofer, Carl, 1878-1955  Search this
Jungwirth, Leonard D., 1903-1964  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
Mast, Gerald, 1908-1971  Search this
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Palazzola, Guy, 1919-1978  Search this
Papsdorf, Frederick, 1887-1978  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Sarkis, 1909-1977  Search this
Ulreich, Eduard  Search this
Ulreich, Nura Woodson  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1972
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence with artists, printed material including catalogs, obituaries and resolutions honoring George A. Kamperman, biographical sketches, and 3 photographs of George A. Kamperman. Artists include: William Gaugler, Carl Milles, Hugo de Soto, Arnold Blanch, Charles Culver, Ernest Fiene, Gerald Mast, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Frederick Papsdorf, Nura and Edward Buk Ulreich, Carl Hofer, Leonard Jungwirth, Hobson Pittman, Guy Palazzola, Franklin Watkins and Sarkis Sarkisian. Also included are letters from Pierre Matisse, Edgar P. Richardson, William Bostick, Gordon Washburn and Clyde Burroughs,
Biographical / Historical:
Art collectors; Detroit, Michigan.
Provenance:
Lent for filming March 1973, subsequently given March 1975, by Johanna Kanenen, foster daughter of the Kampermans.
Occupation:
Artists -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.kampgeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93f454096-8f32-4eb6-982e-0c09618b0286
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kampgeor

Fred Papsdorf

Author:
Papsdorf, Frederick 1887-1978  Search this
Perls Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Papsdorf, Frederick 1887-1978  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([2] p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1943
[1943]
Call number:
ND237.P232 A4 1943
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_961984

Papsdorf, recent paintings : April 26th to May 22nd, 1948 / Perls Galleries

Author:
Papsdorf, Frederick 1887-1978  Search this
Perls Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Papsdorf, Frederick 1887-1978  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([2] p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1948
[1948]
Call number:
ND237.P232 A4 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_962310

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