Archives of American Art

Saul Baizerman papers

Collection ID:
Baizerman, Saul, 1889-1957
[ca. 1921-1963]
Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
ca. 3000 items (on 6 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence between Baizerman and his first wife Eugenie, a painter, while he was working in England and Russia, 1924-1925; correspondence with his second wife, Joan; writings, including poetry, plays, and stories that contain autobiographical references; notebooks; sketches; photos of Baizerman and his works of art; exhibition catalogues and announcements; published articles, clippings, and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor (New York City)

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N61-1 through N61-6 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Ca. 300 sketches and ca. 50 photographs are in the possession of Joan Hay Baizerman.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Joan Hay Baizerman is Saul Baizerman's second wife. She lent these papers to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1964, and they were returned to her. Later, in 1971 she gave the collection to the AAA on a permanent basis, except that she withheld in her possession ca. 300 sketches and ca. 50 photographs from the original loan.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001