Vincent Glinsky papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.glinvinc
Creators:
Glinsky, Vincent, 1895-1975
Dates:
1927-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; correspondence; printed material; financial papers; sketches; and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL 74: Correspondence, mostly letters received, 1946-1963 relating to Glinsky's artwork, including a letter from Julian Levi. Additional material includes minutes from committee mmetings of the Architectural League of New York, exhibition catalogs, and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3959: Biographical material, 1943-1945, including a resume and Navy Department papers; correspondence, 1929-1975; notes and writings, 1940-1971; financial material, 1939-1967, includes cost estimates for the National Academy of Design and National Sculpture Society Joint Exhibition, 1950; sketches of Glinsky's studio and "Shop Drawing Method of Installation"; printed material consists of clippings, 1931-1972, and exhibition catalogs, 1929-1972; photographs of Glinsky at work and of 2 works of art, undated and 1938-1969.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3961: Correspondence, 1930-1980, includes letters with the U.S. Treasury Department concerning the U.S. Naval Expeditionary medal; 6 sketches; printed material, 1933-1975; photographs, 1938-1939, of Glinsky, his artwork, military personnel, and of the Union City, Pennsylvania post office dedication ceremony.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, etcher, lithographer, painter, teacher; New York, N.Y. Born in Russia. Member of the National Sculpture Society, and the American Artist Congress. Served as an artist for the WPA-FAP in New York City. Exhibited at the National Academy of Design, Architectural League, Museum of Modern Art, Salon des Tuileries, Paris, and the Brooklyn Museum. Was a teacher at Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 74, 3959, and 3961 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 74 and 3959 donated by Vincent Glinsky, 1966 and 1972. Material on reel 3961 donated by Cleo Hartwig, wife of Vincent Glinsky, 1981.

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
Vincent Glinsky papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin), 1900-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural League of New York Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Academy of Design (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Sculpture Society (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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