George Manuel Aarons papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.aarogeor
Creators:
Aarons, George Manuel, 1896-1980
Dates:
1927-1981
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2.1 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A curriculum vitae; diplomas; list of commissions executed, 1919-1937; correspondence with foundries and the Naples Art Gallery, Provincetown, Mass; several personal letters; foundry bills; photographs of Aarons, his home, his studio, and his work; and printed material; copyright documents; essays on art; financial data; files on the Boston Hebrew Congregation, the National Sculpture Society, the Gloucester Anniversary Medal, and the Savin Hillel House; ten signed pencil sketches of sculpture and reliefs submitted to Temple Israel, Boston, Mass. (43 x 35 cm. or smaller) of Moses, Isaiah, a menorah, and other subjects; five sketchooks, undated, containing pen and pencil studies for Temple Israel and some portrait sketches.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Gloucester, Mass.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1978-1979 by Aaron's widow, Gertrude (d. 1989), and in 1991 by Gertrude's sister, Mrs. Spartaco Monello, who received the papers from her sister's estate.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Sculpture, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Jewish Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewish art and symbolism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sculptors -- Massachusetts Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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