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Guide to the Abraham Joel Tobias Collection RG.022

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Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology
NYU Libraries
5 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn 11201
646-997-3530
polyarchives@nyu.edu


Poly Archives at the Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology, NYU Libraries

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 18, 2021
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 Finding aid revised and edited by Zoe Blecher-Cohen, Mandy Abokhair, and Aileen Thong in 2021 to update the institutional change from NYU-Poly to NYU and for compliance with DACS Required Elements for Archival Description.  , November 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tobias, Carolyn
Creator - art: Tobias, Abraham Joel
Title: Abraham Joel Tobias Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1942-2005
Abstract: Abraham Joel Tobias was a painter, muralist, and educator. The university commissioned him, in the early 1950s, to create a mural called the History of Science and two plexiglass mural panels. They were meant to celebrate the scientific advancements made by university members, as well as others throughout the history of science. The plexiglass murals were finished on schedule. However, Tobias was never able to complete the History of Science mural.
Quantity: 3 Cubic Feet
Location: Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology 5 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, New York, 11201 (646) 997-3943 polyarchives@nyu.edu
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Call Phrase: RG.022
Call Phrase: 22