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Anthony Kroll collection of Gene Kloss correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms. Coll. 20
Scope and Contents Collection of 22 letters and note cards written to Anthony Kroll of Pasadena, CA from Gene Kloss from 1975 through 1995. Also includes a few print catalogues of the Collegium of Western Art for exhibitions in 1975 and 1980, a listing of Gene Kloss etchings available for purchase to Collegium members, miscellaneous Kloss biographical excerpts, and some biographical information and miscellany on Anthony Kroll.
Dates: 1975-1995

Letters (4 items), 1975

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Contains three letters dated May 20, 1975 (with an accompanying note dated May 23, 1975); June 18, 1975; and October 10, 1975. In them, Gene Kloss discusses several etchings that she has printed for Anthony Kroll, Taos and its seasons and light, and her and Kroll's mutual acquaintance, Ralph Phillips, grandson of the artist, Bert Geer Phillips.
Dates: 1975

Letters (3 items), 1976-3-24, 1976-05-14, 1976-12-01

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents In her letter dated March 24, 1976, Kloss describes the weather, the native flora, and their property that they owned for 20 years including the original Tiwa name of the area "mahualukima," translating loosely to the place where the mountain (meaning Pueblo Peak) is obscured. There was an arroyo on the property where one could rest and water the horses in the ditch when it flowed, but the mountain was no longer visible from this spot.



Dates: 1976-3-24; 1976-05-14; 1976-12-01

Letters (3 items), 1977-02-23, 1977-05-03, 1977-08-29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents In the first letter Kloss expresses her gratitude for the copper plates she received from Kroll. She briefly mentions her improving health and also describes in detail the layour of their first adobe house in Taos and their lack of running water.



Dates: 1977-02-23; 1977-05-03; 1977-08-29

Letters (4 items), 1979, 1980-09-18

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents The first note is a Christmas card from Kloss that briefly thanks Kroll for the copper plates he sent and mentions that she plans to send him a print from one of them. She also notes that her health is well, but that she is unable to work long hours anymore.

Dates: 1979; 1980-09-18

Letters (4 items), 1992-06-07, August 24, 1993, postmarked July 5, 1994, April 15, 1995

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents In the first letter dated June 7, 1992, Kloss notes that she hasn't created any new work for some time, but that she continues to make prints for Gallery A in Taos, noting that they are sold as quickly as she is able to print them. She mentions that the two grandsons of her friend and model, Adam Trujillo (Taos Pueblo) who passed away that same year, are helping her in her garden. She discusses the difficulties in art supplies such as how the composition of ink has changed. She mentions...
Dates: 1992-06-07; August 24, 1993; postmarked July 5, 1994; April 15, 1995

Letter (1 item), undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents In this undated letter written in late December, perhaps in the 1990s, Kloss mentions the copper plates Kroll sent her and how she still uses them. She mentions that Phillips had eye surgery that August and that Taos has received a record snowfall.
Dates: undated

Christmas cards (2 items), Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Two undated Christmas cards from Kloss. The second card features her print "Christmas Day at Cochiti Pueblo" and she comments that she made that print as a memory sketch after visiting Cochiti two years ago. She notes that every year some museum asks to use one of her prints on a holiday card and then sends them to her including this one. She ends with a complaint that the printer got too carried away with the yellows on this card.
Dates: Undated

Postcards (3 items), Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents One postcard discusses in detail how she believes her prints should be framed and matted.
Dates: Undated

Catalogs (3 items), 1975 - 1980

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Catalogue for Three American Regionalist Printmakers (Gene Kloss, Armin Landeck, Reynold Weidgenaar), February 22-March 15, 1975, Gallery of Fine Art, Washington, D.C.; list of Gene Kloss prints available for purchase through membership in the Collegium of Western Art; lists of prints and correpsondence that will go on loan from various lenders to the Muckenthaler Center in Anaheim for their upcoming exhibition in 1980 as well as the exhibition catalogue.
Dates: 1975 - 1980

Biographical excerpts (2 items)

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Two single page copies of general biographical information on Kloss.
Dates: 1975-1995

Miscellany (4 items)

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents List of letters, small woodblock print of church in Ranchos de Taos by Anthony Kroll, photocopy and note regarding copper plates sent to Kloss by Kroll, biography of Anthony Kroll.
Dates: 1975-1995