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Charles M. Kurtz archive, 1870-1910

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Finding aid for the Charles M. Kurtz archive, 1870-1910
Series II. Manuscripts, ephemera, notebooks, and address books, 1873-1909 ca. 210 items
Series II contains 3 short manuscripts and typescripts, including an article criticizing "L'Art Nouveau" (4 pp., undated). The ca. 200 ephemeral items consist of gallery catalogues, exhibit and social invitations, material pertaining to the American Union of Art, business cards, press clippings, images cut from publications, and material from the Glasgow School and School of Denmark exhibits organized by Kurtz. The notebooks kept by Kurtz are a diary (1908), 4 address books, an exhibition notebook, and a curatorial notebook from the Southern Exposition, Louisville KY, 1885, which contains lists of artists and 25 sketches of gallery plans (1885). Also included is one published sale catalogue of Kurtz's art collection (1910).
Box Folder
3 7 1 manuscript, 2 typescripts, 1908, undated
"Art Notes," handwritten manuscript, undated "Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Report of the Art Director," typescript, 13 pp., 1908; "L'Art Nouveau," typescript, 4 pp., undated
3 8 Ephemera, 1873-1899
Ca. 40 items, including exhibit invitations, small catalogues of paintings, and material regarding the American Art Union and Munkacsy's "Christ Before Pilate."
3 9 Ephemera, 1890-1899
Ca. 45 items regarding the Glasgow School of Painting Exhibit and the Artists of Denmark exhibit, receipts, and exhibit invitations.
3 10 Ephemera, 1900-1904
Ca. 20 items, including programs, small exhibit catalogues, and exhibit and social invitations.
3 11 Ephemera, 1905-1906
Ca. 12 items regarding the sale of paints at the Glasgow Art Exhibit, a petition, receipts, and exhibit invitations.
3 12 Ephemera, 1907-1909
Ca. 30 items, including a program, small exhibit catalogues, receipts, exhibit invitations, a list of paintings for exhibit, and 1 copy of Academy Notes (1909).
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4 Ephemera, notebooks and address books, 1880-1910
4 1 Ephemera, 1880, 1901, undated
Ca. 50 items, including exhibit invitations, 2 lists of paintings for an exhibition at Buffalo, 25 business cards from Kurtz and his associates, and ca. 3 press clippings.
4 2 Images from publicatons, undated
20 black & white images, some with annotations by Kurtz.
4 3 Curatorial notebook for the Southern Exposition, Louisville, KY, 1885
With lists of artists, paintings, prices and 25 detailed sketches of gallery plans.
4 4 Diary, 1908
with a few pages of addresses. 1 press clipping tipped in.
4 5 Address book, ca. 1900
With a few ephemeral items tipped in.
4 6 2 address books, undated
4 7 1 address book
4 8 "Illustrated Handbook," undated
Contains lists of artists by nation (from an exhibition?) and notes on specific paintings.
4 9 Catalogue of the Oil Paintings, Water Colors, and Drawings of the late Charles M. Kurtz, Ph.D. 1910
178 pp.,


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