Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder

Collection ID:
Kyle, Charles T.
Physical Description:
33 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; and postcards.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1321: Ten postcards to Jack [Charles T.] Kyle. Three of them picture Calder's studio in Sache, France, but carry no message. The other seven picture Calder's sculpture and studio and bear brief notes, invitations, thanks, arrangments to meet.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1038: 23 letters, mostly between Calder and Jack Kyle regarding the displaying of Calder's works. Also included are a memo from Peter J. Leslie to John J. Carlos discussing damage to a Calder moblie and a letter from Klaus Perls (of Perls Galleries, New York City) to Kyle relating to a mobile by Calder at Kennedy International Airport.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1038 and 1321 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Charles T. Kyle after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1975-1977 by Charles T. Kyle.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mobiles (Sculpture) -- Connecticut Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001