Augustus Goertz papers, 1931-1993 bulk 1977-1984.

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Goertz, Augustus F. (Augustus Frederick), 1909-1995. Augustus Goertz papers, 1931-1993 bulk 1977-1984.

Augustus Goertz papers, 1931-1993 bulk 1977-1984.

Papers mainly documenting Goertz's invlovement with the 1977 exhibition "New York City WPA Art: Then 1934-1943 and ... Now 1966-1977" and the New York City WPA Artists, Inc. organization. Included are correspondence with Lee Krasner, Ibram Lassaw, Paul Cadmus, and William Meyerowitz; artist files; minutes of meetings and administrative files of the organization; installation photographs and photographs of works of art; guest books; and printed material including an exhibition catalog and poster pertaining to the exhibition. Also included are scattered personal papers including biographical information, photographs of Goertz and his family, and sketches by Goertz.

2.0 linear feet.

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