Archives of American Art

Joseph J. Greenberg papers

Collection ID:
Greenberg, Joseph J., 1915-1991
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet
(on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two albums containing photographs of Greenberg's sculptures; loose photographs of Greenberg, his works, and exhibitions such as the Third International [Sculpture] Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949; a group photograph of artists on the main staircase of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; clippings, 1939-1986; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1962-1989; brochures and programs, 1959-1963; and a scrapbook, 1940-1984, containing 11 letters primarily announcing his acceptance into exhibitions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, 2 award certificates, and 2 resumes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, wood-carver; Philadelphia, Pa.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4566 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Photograph albums: Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Sheila Greenberg, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Sheila Greenberg, Joseph's widow, except for the photograph albums which were lent for microfilming. Collected and microfilmed as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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