Don Freeman printed material

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.freedon
Creators:
Freeman, Don, 1908-1978
Dates:
1936-1955
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An announcement and 18 issues, 1936-1955, of the bi-monthly periodical DON FREEMAN'S NEWSSTAND published by Freeman, featuring sketches of New York City street life (reels LA 9 and 76 and unmicrofilmed); 4 issues of AMERICANA, undated, (unmicrofilmed); and OUR FLYING NAVY, 1944, (reel LA 9) illustrated by Freeman.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born 1908. Died 1978. Born in San Diego. Went to New York City at the age of 21. Studied with John Sloan and Harry Wickey at the Art Students League.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels LA 9 and 76 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel LA 9: Originals returned to the lender, Don Freeman, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material filmed on reel LA 9 was lent by Don Freeman in 1965; three items on frames 398-417 and 420-492 were subsequently donated on an unknown date. Material on reel 76 and unmicrofilmed portion donated 1966 by Vernon Porter, Director of the National Academy of Design.

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
Don Freeman papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Don Freeman's newsstand (Magazine) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Illustrated periodicals -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawing, American -- Periodicals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawing -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York -- Periodicals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York (N.Y.) -- Periodicals Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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