Allan D. and Kate S. Emil papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.emilalla
Creators:
Emil, Allan D., 1898-
Emil, Kate S.
Dates:
1967-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
22 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of Allan D. and Kate S. Emil relate primarily to their gift to New York University of Pablo Picasso's "Bust of Sylvette," executed in concrete by Carl Nesjar. There is also an unrelated letter from Henry Moore.
Scope and Contents
Four photographs of the construction of the sculpture, clippings, press releases, eight letters commenting on the sculpture, and a booklet about it. In addition there is a letter dated October 21, 1966, from Henry Moore who writes about his sculpture, "King and Queen," done in 1952-1953.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art patrons (New York, N.Y.)

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Some photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals retained by donor, Kate S. Emil.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1977 by Mrs. Allan D. Emil.

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
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Art patrons -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nesjar, Carl, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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