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THE ISAC FRIEDLANDER PAPERS
FOLDER LISTING


Box: 1 Fold: 1 Aboltin, N. Latvian Vice-Consul.
1929, December 30

DESCRIPTION: Contains one typed letter signed only from the Latvian Vice-Consul Aboltin to Isac Friedlander regarding the latter's emigration to the United States. This letter is in Latvian.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Arms, John Taylor
1940, June 17 - 1955, Jan. 20

DESCRIPTION: TLS Arms to "Fellow Artist" vi/17/40 re Venetian Biennial

TLS Arms to Friedlander i/13/41 re SAGA membership

TLS Arms to Friedlander xii/20/42 re Pennell Fund Committee

TLS Arms to Friedlander i/16/43 re demonstration of metal plate media

TC Arms to Friedlander [xii/9/43] re SAGA tour exhibit

AL [per secretary] Arms to Friedlander xi/16/44 re drypoint demostration

ALS Arms to Friedlander xii/22/46 re Friedlander's gift to Arms of an etched plate & Arms's opinion of former's work

TL [per secretary] Arms to Friedlander xi/7/46 re drypoint demonstration by Friedlander at SAGA's 31st Annual

TLS Arms to Friedlander undated re Arms's resignation as SAGA president

TL [carbon] Arms to "Demonstrator" undated re drypoint demonstration

TLS Arms to Freidlander undated re SAGA exhibit

TLS Ward to "Fellow-member" [l955] re Arms Memorial Collection

TL Ward to "Fellow-member" [i/20/55] re Arms Memorial Collection together with Friedlander holograph notation

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Boericke, Mildred
1934, Mar. 15 - Mar. 26

DESCRIPTION: ALS Boericke to Friedlander iii/15/[l934] re winning first prize at the 8th Annual Print Club of Phildelphia Exhibition

ACS Boericke to Friedlander iii/18/[l934] re Friedlander's "stark depth" and Boericke's presentation of a proposed paper.

ALS Boericke to Friedlander iii/26/34 re Friedlander's illustrations of Shakespeare's sonnets

ALS Boericke to Friedlander v/18/-- re Friedlander's characterization of Job

ALS Boericke to Friedlander "Tuesday" re Friedlander's winning the Boericke prize

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Brennan, John T.
1968, May 19

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter from John Brennan to the Friedlanders concerning a gift engraving of the PUPPET to Dr. Brennan.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Cousins, Norman
1948, May 20

DESCRIPTION: Folder contains a typed letter signed by Norman Cousins, then editor of The Saturday Review of Literature. Letter regards financial compensation for a portrait illustration by Friedlander which accompanied the book review of David Shub's biography of Lenin in The Saturday Review issue for April, 1948.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Dannenruzy, B.
1939, February 10

DESCRIPTION: Contains one autograph letter signed by Dannenruzy [spelling?] to Friedlander from Pura, USSR. The letter is in Latvian.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Frankel, Ben
1945, April 20

DESCRIPTION: Contains l letter from Mr. Frankel regarding the portraits created by Friedlander of Frankel's parents.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Freint, Edward
1968, March 13

DESCRIPTION: Contents consist of one letter from Mrs. Blanche Freint to the Friedlanders regarding the copper plate and print done by Friedlander.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Gassner, John
1948, February 29

DESCRIPTION: One letter only from Gassner to Friedlander concerning an etching given to Gassner by the latter. Mentions the Kayes in the letter.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Godfrey, W.F.G.
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains one autograph letter signed by Godfrey to Friedlander concerning membership in the Society of Canadian Painters, Etchers and Engravers of which the former was a member. Godfrey had seen Friedlander's work , THREE GENERATIONS, reproduced in The Toronto Telegram which prompted the invitation.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Goldstick, Isidore
1946, July 31

DESCRIPTION: Contains a typed letter signed by Goldstick to Friedlander regarding the latter's TEVYEH illustrations designed for Goldstick and a Mr. Grafstein.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Heintzelman, Arthur W.
1951, June 26 - 1956, Sept. 12

DESCRIPTION: TLS Heintzelman to Friedlander vi/26/51 re graphic arts exhibit to be held in Paris. Includes Friedlander holograph notation.

TLS Heintzelman to "Exhibitor" i/24/52

TLS Heintzelamn to Friedlander ii/19/52 re presentation of Freidlander's NATURE MORTE to the permanent collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale

AL Friedlander to Heintzelman ii/23/52 re contributing his NATURE MORTE to the Bibliotheque Nationale

TC Heintzelman to Friedlander ii/10/53 re Parisian exhibit of American Prints

TCS Heintzelman to Friedlander vii/4/52 re receipt of Friedlander's THE PUPPET

TLS Heintzelman to Friedlander iii/25/53 re formal presentation of Freidlander's print to Israel

TCS Heintzelman to Friedlander v/5/54 re Italian exhibition

TLS Heintzelman to Friedlander xii/9/55 re graphic arts exhibit to Paris TLS Heintzelman to Friedlander ix/12/56 re Parisian exhibit

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Heller, Rabbi Abraham Mayer
1944, November 20

DESCRIPTION: Contains l letter from Rabbi Heller to Friedlander regarding an album of engravings depicting "the invincibility of the Jew throughout the ages" produced by Friedlander.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Herring, John C.
1936, August 17

DESCRIPTION: Letter concerns an exhibit by Friedlander, Blanch Lazzell and Hope Vorhees mounted in Herring's gallery, Provinceton, Massachusetts.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Hirshhorn, Joseph
1966, June 14 - 1975, Feb. 14

DESCRIPTION: ALS Hirshhorn to Friedlander vi/8/66 re note of congratulations sent Hirshhorn. Includes autographed envelope.

TLS Hirshhorn to Friedlander vii/17/66 re Friedlander's prize print.

TLS Hirshhorn to Gilda Friedlander ii/14/75 re a difficulty over Freidlander's work at the Hirshhorn.

Joseph Hirshhorn was Friedlander's cousin and convinced the latter to emigrate to the United States in 1929.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Jones, Alton
1968, August 26

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2-page autograph letter signed by the noted pianist, Alton Jones, to Marga Friedlander on the death of her father, Isac.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Kubie, Lawrence
1949, December 29

DESCRIPTION: Letter regards Friedlander's woodcut, THE SEER.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Macy, George
1951, December 10

DESCRIPTION: Contains one typed letter signed by Macy, then director of The Limited Editions Club Publishing firm. Discusses Friedlander's xylography and reason why Macy could not use his work concerning any proposed Biblical publications issued by Limited Editions.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Payson, William Farquhar
1931, September 11

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2-page typed letter signed by publisher William Payson concerning Friedlander's woodcut illustrations for a proposed book of Shakespeare's sonnets. Discusses publishing specifications.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Peattie, Donald Culross
1945, September 15

DESCRIPTION: Typed letter signed by the noted author and botanist. Letter discusses the redesigned trees done by Friedlander for Peattie's Christmas cards.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Perlman, Samuel J.
1968, August 30

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed by publisher Sam Perlman to Mrs. Gilda Friedlander on the death of her husband, Isac. Discusses Friedlander's unique contribution to the art world as well as his humanity reflected in his designs.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Piper, Raymond F.
1953, February 18

DESCRIPTION: Contains one typed letter signed from Piper regarding Friedlander's PRIMEVAL in the Library of Congress collection. Discusses the possibility of using a Friedlander print to illustrate his magazine, COSMIC ART.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Rosenberg, James N.
1934, May 1

DESCRIPTION: Contains one typed letter signed from Rosenberg to Harry Salpeter of The Jewish Daily Bulletin, a newspaper which featured many of Friedlander's illustrations. Rosenberg discusses the possibility of Friedlander producing five prints dealing with the subject of Nazism.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Ryan, Honorable William F. [Congressman, New York]
1969, January 17

DESCRIPTION: Typed letter signed by the Honorable William Fitts Ryan to Mrs. Gilda Friedlander and her daughter, Marga, offering his condolences on the death of Isac Friedlander in l968.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Shister, H.E.
1961, October 12

DESCRIPTION: Letter to the Friedlanders from Dr. Shister of Montreal concerning his very pleasant visit with the former in New York.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Zam, Maurice
Undated

DESCRIPTION: An autographed letter signed by the noted pianist and critic to Friedlander regarding a BEETHOVEN portrait created by Friedlander.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Zigrosser, Carl
1937, August 4

DESCRIPTION: Typed letter signed by the renowned artist Carl Zigrosser to the American Consul General in Canada highly recommending Friedlander's artwork.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Cousin of Friedlander - unidentified
1950

DESCRIPTION: This autograph letter signed is a translation of a letter by Friedlander's cousin to him discussing a portrait done by the artist as well as his talents in the art field.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 American Artists Group
1945, Nov. 10 - 1949, Oct. 19

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Samuel Golden, director, and Albert Reese to Friedlander. Regarding two prints by Friedlander for the American Artists Group's Christmas cards as well as a projected book on contemporary prints.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 American Jewish Literary Foundation
1955, February 2

DESCRIPTION: Contains l letter from Dr. Harry Cohen, editor-in-chief of Who's Who in American Jewry, regarding biographical information from Friedlander for the series.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Archives et Musee D'Art Populaire Juif
1953, July 8 - October 8

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from L. Frenkiel of the Museum asking Friedlander to contribute his works to the Museum's permanent collection of Jewish Graphics.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Artists Equity Association
1968, August 27

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter from Hy Cohen, president of the Association, to Gilda Friedlander on the death of her husband. Also includes Isac Friedlander's membership card.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Baltimore Water Color Club
1940, March 14

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter from Anne Chandler, secretary, inviting Friedlander to become an artist member of the Club.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Bezalel National Museum
1954, october 20

DESCRIPTION: One letter from Dr. F. Schiff, acting director, and H. Philipps, then Honorary Treasurer, to Friedlander thanking him for donating the wood engraving, THE PUPPET, to the Museum located in Jerusalem.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Boston Printmakers
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains membership card only from the Boston Printmakers for Friedlander.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Boston Public Library
1951, June 26 - 1958, June 18

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from then Keeper of Prints, Arthur W. Heintzelman, and various staff members of the Boston Public Library regarding traveling exhibitions by noted American graphic artists which toured France from 1952 to 1958.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Brooklyn Society of Artists
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains notification of Friedlander's election as a member of the Brooklyn Society by the then corresponding secretary, Henri Laussucq.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 California Society of Etchers
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains membership card only for Friedlander in the Society signed by the then secretary, Miriam Beall.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Chicago Society of Etchers
1945, Dec. 5 & 1946, Feb. 16

DESCRIPTION: Contains two letters from James Swann, secretary of the Chicago Society, regarding an exhibit as well as Friedlander's election to the Society. Friedlander's MR. O.S. print was selected by the Society for their collection at the Smithsonian.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Congress for Jewish Culture
1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter only in Hebrew from the Congress.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts & Design
1973, April 17

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter from Mrs. Betrand L. Taylor, director, as well as a gift agreement from Mrs. Gilda Friedlander regarding two woodcuts entitled THE SURVIVORS by Friedlander and PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUNG MAN by Solomon Judowin.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
1974, Oct. 2 - 1978, June 27

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Joseph Hirshhorn (original in Hirshhorn Correspondence file), Abram Lerner (director), and Stephen E. Weil (deputy director) to Gilda Friedlander regarding the presentation of Friedlander's works to the Hirshhorn. Also includes newsclipping on the opening of the Museum in 1974.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Jerusalem Fine Arts
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains membership card only.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Judisher Frauenbund, E.V.
1929, June 19

DESCRIPTION: Contains xeroxed copy only (originals are in the Illustrations Series, 1929) of a letter from K. Karminski informing Friedlander that his illustration for the Jewish Women's Organization jubilee stamp had received first place. Includes xeroxed copies of the illustration, newspaper clipping and translation.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 Library of Congress
1970, March 23 & April 10

DESCRIPTION: Contains two letters from Nathan R. Einhorn, chief of the Exchange and Gift Division of the Library of Congress, to Mrs. Friedlander regarding the acquisition of the wood engraving of LENIN by Friedlander.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Metropolitan Museum of Art
1950, October & November 13

DESCRIPTION: Folder contains two letters from Dudley T. Easby and A. Hyatt Mayor, both of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to Bernhard Benson regarding his gift of five wood engravings and four etchings by Friedlander. Also includes magazine clipping from Art Digest on the acquisition.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 Museum of Arts, Mishkan Leomanuth
1948, February 23

DESCRIPTION: One letter only in Hebrew from the Museum to Friedlander.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 Museum of the City of New York
1982, Jan. 26 - Feb. 11

DESCRIPTION: Contains l letter from Steven Miller, curator, acknowledging the gift of Mrs. Friedlander as well as discussing the proposed exhibit on New York prints. Also includes 2 receipts.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 National Gallery of Canada
1938, May 21

DESCRIPTION: Folder contains one letter only from Eric Brown, director, (per secretary) regarding the listing of a record of Canadian artists.

Box: 1 Fold: 50 Newark Museum
1949

DESCRIPTION: Circular letter notifying all artists whose works were represented in the Museum's permanent collection as to Museum policy. Holograph notation by Friedlander re his print ABRAHAM WALKOWITZ.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 New York Public Library
1970, February 26

DESCRIPTION: Contains gift acknowledgements only of the wood engraving, PORTRAIT OF LENIN, and illustration, ALEXANDER BOK, THE TWELVE.

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