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Arthur Crisp Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Crisp, Arthur, 1881-1974.
Title: Arthur Crisp Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1952-1963
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Manuscripts, published material, photographs of the American painter.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Arthur Crisp (1881-1974) was an Canadian-born American painter known for his murals, portraits, and decorative and genre paintings.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Arthur Crisp Papers consist of manuscripts, published material, photographs of the artist's work, and assorted other items.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Crisp, Arthur, 1881-1974.


Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century.
Painters -- United States -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts for publication.



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Arthur Crisp Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Arthur Crisp, 1964.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 19 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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An inventory has not yet been created for this collection. Please contact the Repository listed above for more information.

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