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Morton Kaish Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 21 Jan 2010

Biographical History

Morton Kaish (1927- ) is an American realist painter. He studied at the Academy de la Grand Chaumiere in Paris and has taught at the Art Students League, Columbia University, and the New School for Social Research. His work has been exhibited in major art galleries around the country.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Morton Kaish Papers consist of correspondence and printed material (books, pamphlets, exhibit catalogs) relating to the American painter.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.


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.

Related Material

See also the Luise Kaish Papers.

Subject Headings


Kaish, Morton.


Art, American -- 20th century.
Art, American.
Painters -- United States.
Painting, American -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Exhibition catalogs.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Morton Kaish Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Morton Kaish, 2000.

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