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Carl Wuermer Scrapbook

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Wuermer, Carl.
Title: Carl Wuermer Scrapbook
Inclusive Dates: 1928-1976
Quantity: 1 volume
Abstract: Scrapbook of his paintings, awards, clippings, and related letters.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Carl Wuermer (1900-1981) was a German-American painter best known for his landscape, figure, and portrait paintings. Born in Munich, Germany, he emigrated to the United States where he attended the Art Students League of New York and the Art Institute of Chicago. He lived and worked in Chicago, Woodstock, and New York.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Carl Wuermer Scrapbook consists of a single volume, a scrapbook of his paintings, awards, clippings, and related letters covering the years 1928-1976.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

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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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has the papers of a number of artists and illustrators; please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

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Subject Headings


Wuermer, Carl.


Art, Modern -- United States.
Painters -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Carl Wuermer Scrapbook,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Carl Wuermer, 1977.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 18 Sep 2009
Revision history: 13 Apr 2010 - fixed death date (MRC); 6 Jun 2011 - fixed bio (MRC)

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Volume 1 Scrapbook 1928-1976

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