Lawrence Calcagno papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.calclawr
Creators:
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-
Dates:
1934-1980
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2.4 Linear feet
ca. 4500 items (partially microfilmed on 7 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; sketches; notes and writings; calendars; teaching materials; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REELS N70-3-N70-4: Biographical data; a photograph of Calcagno; notes and writings; sketches; writings about Calcagno; a list of his paintings; correspondence with galleries, museums, universities, art organizations, friends and colleagues; teaching material; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REELS N70-43-N70-45: Letters to Calcagno's family, written from Madrid, Florence, Rome and Paris; correspondence with galleries, museums, art organizations, friends, artists, and buyers, including Charles Boggs, Richard Brewer, Adele Cohen, Beauford Delaney, Marilyn Einhorn, Rufus Foshee, Calcagno's sister Virginia Gibson, Alberto Gutierrez, Martha Jackson, Nesta Obermer, Mark Rothko (one letter), Clay Spohn, Hyde Solomon, Yaddo and others; an annotated calendar, 1969; and financial material.
Scope and Contents
REELS N69-120-N69-121: Correspondence with galleries, museums, artists, art organizations and friends, including: The Gallery of Modern Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Martha Jackson Gallery, Tirca Karlis Gallery, McRoberts and Tunnard, Ltd, London, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogata, Columbia, The New Arts Gallery, Houston, Texas, Zuni Gallery, Buffalo, New York, and others; exhibition catalogs and correspondence regarding their publication.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical data; correspondence with galleries, universities, museums, friends and others; writings and notes; annotated calendars; teaching notebooks; exhibition catalogs, announcements; press releases and invitations; price lists; photographs of Calcagno, his family, studios, and paintings, some which are now destroyed; and slides of paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New York, N.Y. Died 1993.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N70-3-N70-4, N69-120-N69-121, and N70-43-N70-45 available for use only at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels N70-3-N70-4 & N69-120-N69-121: Originals returned to Lawrence Calcagno after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels N70-43-N70-45 and unfilmed material donated 1970-1980 by Lawrence Calcagno. Material on reels N70-3-N70-4 and N69-120-N69-121 lent 1969 for microfilming by Lawrence Calcagno.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- United States Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boggs, Charles Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brewer, Richard J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cohen, Adele Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Delaney, Beauford, 1901- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Einhorn, Marilyn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foshee, Rufus Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gutierrez, Alberto, 1935- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jackson, Martha Kellogg Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Obermer, Nesta Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spohn, Clay Edgar, 1898-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Solomon, Hyde, 1911- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yaddo (Artist's colony) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery of Modern Art (Scottsdale, Ariz.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martha Jackson Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tirca Karlis Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McRoberts and Tunnard Limited Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museo de Arte Moderno Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Arts (Art gallery) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni Gallery (Buffalo, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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