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Henry Koerner Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Koerner, Henry, 1915-1991.
Title: Henry Koerner Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1947-1964
Quantity: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: Sketches, correspondence, published material, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, posters, TIME magazine covers, etc. of the American artist.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Henry Koerner (1915-1991) was an Austrian-born American painter and illustrator, considered a master of "magical realism." He designed war posters for the American Office of War Information and the Office of Strategic Services during World War II, and his portraits of celebrities appeared on the cover of TIME magazine more than 25 times between 1955 and 1967.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry Koerner Papers consists of sketches, correspondence, published material, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, posters, TIME magazine covers, and other material.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Restrictions

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

Persons

Koerner, Henry, 1915-1991.

Subjects

Art, Modern.
Illustrators -- United States -- 20th century.
Painters -- United States -- 20th century.
Portrait-painters -- United States -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Photographs.
Posters.
Sketches.

Occupations

Painters.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry Koerner Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1965.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 27 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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Inventory

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

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