Victor Candell papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.candvict
Creators:
Candell, Victor, 1903-1977
Dates:
1903-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; scrapbook; photographs; diaries; writings; catalogs; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL N70/15: Correspondence from the following; Arthur and Ernestine Betsberg Osver writing from Rome and later residences in the U.S.; Helen Meredith, Provincetown, commenting on local political activities and the Provincetown Workshop; Robert Fried; composers Gardner Read, Richard Samuel, and others; artists Russell Cowles and Colette Roberts; Artists Equity Association; MacDowell Association; galleries and other organizations. Also included is a scrapbook, containing sketches done in Paris; photographs of Candell and his works; catalog notes for exhibitions of other artists; clippings; catalogs of Candell exhibitions.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence from the following: Candell's brother Jean Zoltan, Arthur and Ernestine Osver, Russell Cowles, George Bunker, Helen Meredith, and the Edward MacDowell Association. There are also numerous letters from various galleries, universities and organizations. Items also include 4 combination letterpress/notebooks/diaries; an unpublished manuscript, "Dream in Florence;" writings by Candell, mostly in hungarian; clippings, mostly from Grand Central Moderns Gallery Catalogs; exhibition catalogs; 20 photos of works by Candell and 3 personal photos.
Scope and Contents
Also included is correspondence relating to the Provincetown Workshop, letters from students and letters about the Provincetown Workshop, catalogs, announcements, clippings, and 4 snapshots taken at Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N70-15 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel N70/15 was lent for microfilming 1970 by Victor Candell then subsequently donated 1977 along with other unfilmed material by Mrs. Victor Candell, widow of Victor Candell.

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.

Related Materials
Victor Candell papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, [etc.] -- societies, etc Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bunker, George, 1923-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cowles, Russell, 1887-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fried, Robert, 1937- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meredith, Helen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Osver, Arthur, 1912-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Betsberg, Ernestine, 1909- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edward MacDowell Association Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Provincetown Art Association Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Provincetown Workshop Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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