Collection ID:
Block, Adolph, 1906-1978
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
ca. 300 items (on 4 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, including telegrams to his wife, letters about arrangements for ornamentation of buildings, acknowledgments from several senators for material Block sent as president of the National Sculpture Society, letters to his parents in 1920s, later correspondence regarding his official work for the Architectural League of New York, Allied Artists of America, Inc., and the National Sculpture Society. Also included are photographs of Block and his wife, Tilda; printed material; memorabilia; and a draft of his article "Sculpture to Live With."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor and instructor; New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 56, 89, 99, and 106 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 56, 89, 99: Originals returned to lender, Adolph Block, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent/donated 1971 by Adolph Block.

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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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