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University of Pennsylvania Collection of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser

 Collection — Box: JM Multi Small 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: JM012

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence between James A. Michener and Carl Zigrosser relating to Japanese prints, the Michener sponsored Modern Japanese Print Contest, and the resulting book James A. Michener's The Modern Japanese Print, an appreciation.


  • 1953-1962


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. User must receive permission from the Van Pelt Library for permission to reproduce or publish any information. For more information contact James A. Michener Library, Archival Services Department, University of Northern Colorado, campus Box 48, Greeley, CO 80639, Phone: (970) 351-2854, E-mail:

Biographical / Historical

Carl Zigrosser founded and directed the Weyhe Gallery in New York and served as the first Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


1 Folder(s) (Thirty-eight correspondences)

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Photocopies of James A. Michener's correspondence with Carl Zigrosser from 1953 to 1962 relating to Japanese prints and the Michener sponsored Modern Japanese Print Contest.

Existence and Location of Originals

Originals are located at the Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

University of Pennsylvania Collection of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser
Melissa Gurney
February 25, 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639