Alfred D. Crimi papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.crimalfr
Creators:
Crimi, Alfred D., 1900-
Dates:
1930-1987
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; correspondence with the Italian Embassy, 1974-1977; minutes of Art Commission of the City of New York, 1958-1981; sketchbooks, and sketches; paintings by Crimi for his book, THE ART OF MULTI-DIMENSIONAL PAINTING; sketches by Soriano; books by Crimi; exhibition catalogs; scrapbooks, clippings and other printed material; and photographs of Crimi in his studio, and of his paintings.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Photocopy of a typescript of Crimi's autobiography (242 p.); correspondence; lectures and other writings; files on organizations, including the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Allied Artists Association, Salmagundi Club, and on other subjects; photographs; 70 lantern slides of murals; an album of slides and transparencies; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, writer; New York, N.Y. Born Alfredo diGiorgio Crimi in Sicily, Italy.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Alfred Crimi, 1977-1987.

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.

Related Materials
Alfred D. Crimi papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists' studios -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Commission of the City of New York Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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