Guide to the Eugen Neuhaus Papers, 1879-1963

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Guide to the Eugen Neuhaus Papers, 1879-1963

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 965

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Date Completed:
ca. 1964
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Eugen Neuhaus Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1879-1963
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 965
Creator: Neuhaus, Eugen, 1879-1963
Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eugen Neuhaus papers, BANC MSS C-B 965, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Material Cataloged Separately

  • Paintings, watercolors and miscellaneous photographs have been removed to the Pictorial Collections.

Scope and Content

This small collection of papers, gift of Neuhaus' son, Robert Neuhaus, December 29, 1964, includes correspondence, sketchbooks and loose sketches, photographs of his work, announcements of lectures, scrapbooks of clippings relating primarily to his painting, and personalia.

Biography

Eugen Neuhaus, painter and professor of art at the University of California, Berkeley, was born in Barmen, Germany, on August 18, 1897. After his graduation from art schools in Kassel and Berlin, he came to California in 1904. From 1907 he taught drawing at the University of California and, in 1923, established the Art Department. He also lectured in the history and theory of art at Mills College from 1918 to 1927, wrote books on the appreciation of art and on American art, and continued to paint, specializing in landscapes.
Additional biographical information may be obtained from the transcript of his oral history interview, BANC MSS C-D 4075.

Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Letters written by Eugen Neuhaus, 1903-1933. Arranged chronologically.

Physical Description: (1 folder).
 

Letters written to Neuhaus, arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization. A partial list of correspondents follows. Unlisted letters are in a miscellany preceding the rest of the letters.

 

Sketchbooks

Physical Description: (4 v.)
 

Sketches

 

Photographs of paintings and sketches by Neuhaus

 

Announcements for lectures by Neuhaus

 

Brochures for exhibits of Neuhaus' paintings

 

Documents, including birth certificate, military papers, etc., 1879-1927

Box 2

Scrapbooks of clippings - v. 1: 1905-1910

 

Scrapbooks of clippings - v. 2: 1915-1928

 

Loose clippings

 

Miscellany, 1906-1950

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Atherton, Gertrude Franklin (Horn), 1857-1948

 

Letter, Apr. 6, n.y.

 

Axson, Stockton, 1867-1935

 

Letter, Jan. 10, 1919

 

Barrows, David Prescott, 1873-1954

 

Letter, Mar. 30, 1917, written while Dean of the Faculties, University of California

 

California. University, Berkeley

See Barrows, David Prescott

See also Wheeler, Benjamin Ide

 

California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco

 

Letter, Apr. 21, 1908, by Robert H. Fletcher

 

Carnegie Corporation of New York

 

Letter, July 22, 1925, by Roberta M. Fausler

 

Cornelius, Fidelis, Brother, 1877-1962

See Keith, Mary (McHenry), 1855-1947

 

Crawford, David Livingston, 1889-

See Hawaii. University, Honolulu

 

Crocker, William Henry, 1861-1937

 

3 letters, 1915-1923

 

Dill, Marshall

See San Francisco. Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939-1940

 

Doerner, Max, 1870-1939

 

4 letters, 1933-1935

 

Fletcher, Robert Howe, 1850-1936

See California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco

 

Hawaii. University, Honolulu

 

2 letters, 1937, by David Livingston Crawford

 

Keith, Mary (McHenry), 1855-1947 (Mrs. William Keith)

 

6 letters, 1930-1942. Enclosure to letter, Jan. 14, 1938: portion of a letter from Brother Cornelius.

 

Luquiens, Huc Mazelet

 

2 letters, 1937

 

Merriam, John Campbell, 1869-1945

 

Letter, Mar. 29, 1935

 

Moffitt, James Kennedy, 1866?-1955

 

Letter, Dec. 24, 1939

 

Pond, Elizabeth Keith, 1886-1955

 

Letter, Feb. 11, 1937

 

San Francisco. Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939-1940

 

Letter, Apr. 18, 1940, by Marshall Dill

 

San Francisco. Panama Pacific International Exposition, 1915

 

Letter, Jan. 16, 1914

 

San Francisco Institute of Art

See California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco

 

Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927

 

2 letters, 1915-1917.1917 letter written while president, University of California.