Finding aid created by: -
Date: Jul 1967
|12 Mar 2007||converted to EAD (MRC)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Jackson, Lee, 1909-|
|Title:||Lee Jackson Papers|
|Quantity:||0.3 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the American painter. Collection includes correspondence, exhibition catalogs, photographs of work, articles and clippings about Jackson.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Lee Jackson (1909-2002) was an American painter known for his figure and animal paintings.
Born in New York City on February 2, 1909, he studied at the Art Students League in New York and with the artists William McNulty, George Luks and John Sloan. His work has been exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, National Academy of Design, Golden Gate Exposition in San Francisco in 1939, Carnegie Institute, Whitney Museum of American Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Audubon Association, Boston Museum of Fine Arts and many other major museums. He also had one-man shows at several galleries in the United States and Canada.
Jackson was a member of the Art Students League, the Audubon Association, Artists Equity Association, and the American Watercolor Society. He won prizes from Grumbacher (1951) and the National Academy of Design (1951) and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1941.
The Lee Jackson Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, subject files and published material.
Correspondence is subdivided into incoming, arranged chronologically, and one outgoing item. Subject files are arranged alphabetically. Published material is subdivided by type and arranged chronologically.
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Jackson, Lee, 1909-
Art, American -- 20th century.
Painters -- United States.
Painting, American -- 20th century.
Genres and Forms
Clippings (information artifacts)
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Lee Jackson Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
|Box 1||Miscellaneous undated - biographical sketch, list of Jackson's works|
|Box 1||Incoming 1940-1941, 1943, 1945, 1947-1951, 1964|
|Box 1||Outgoing 1948|
|Box 1||Exhibition catalogs 1939, 1941, 1943, 1949, 1951|
|Box 1||Invitation undated|
|Box 1||Of Jackson 1915, 1940, 1949|
|Box 1||Of Jackson's work 1935, 1938, 1940-1941, 1946-1947, 1949|
|Box 1||Magazine articles about 1953 - includes reproduction of work|
|Box 1||Newspaper clippings about Jackson and his work 1941, 1943, 1945-1947, 1949|