Collection ID:
Gibran, Kahlil, 1922-
circa 1945-2008
Physical Description:
6 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of sculptor and arts organizer, Kahlil Gibran, measure 6.0 linear feet and date from circa 1945-2008. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings,subject files, exhibition files, financial records, photographs and printed material relating to Gibran's art and his community involvement with Arab immigrants in the United States, in particular, Boston, Massachusetts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Kahlil Gibran (1922- 2008) was a sculptor and arts organizer in Boston, Mass.

Existence and Location of Copies
Material on 35mm microfilm reel 374 available at the Archives of American Art offices or through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 374: Material returned to the lender, Kahlil Gibran, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material was both lent and donated by Kahlil George Gibran, April 1972.The bulk of the material was donated in 2020 by Jean Gibran, Kahlil Gibran's widow. It is unclear whether the material on reel 374 was donated in 2019.

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
Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming on reel 374 and includes a scrapbook, 1949-1965, that contains biographical material, awards, clippings, exhibition material, and photographs of Gibran's sculpture.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steel sculpture -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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