La Napoule Art Foundation records relating to Henry Clews

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lanaartf
Creators:
La Napoule Art Foundation, Henry Clews Memorial
Dates:
1939-1987
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
45 Items
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
1 Item
Addition
videotape
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers concerning the sculptor Henry Clews and his wife, the architect Marie Clews, and their rebuilding of Chateau de la Napoule.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2802: Papers of Marie Elsie Whelan Clews, including a letter from her to Mr. MacIlravy, June 19, 1948; a handwritten address delivered by her, May 1952; a typescript of an address delivered by Clews before the Colony Club of New York, March 15, 1955; and a clipping. [Microfilmed target reads Marie Clews papers.]
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Postcards; 2 exhibition catalogs, from Clews' exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1939, and from Musée Jaquemart-André, 1959; publications, and clippings about Clews and his work, including an essay about Clews' Chateau de la Napoule, and a photocopy of the charter of Le Chateau la Napoule Art Foundation; and ca. 35 photographs of Clews, his chateau, and his art work.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Video of a lecture on Clews (?) delivered by Sigmund Ables at Brookgreen Gardens, S.C., May 1987.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Clews was a sculptor and painter, who bought Chateau de la Napoule, near Cannes, France in 1919. The Chateau housed his sculpture and other exhibits, and was endowed by Mrs. Clews to continue as the Henry Clews Memorial, a cultural arts center, and maintained by the La Napoule Art Foundation, a non-profit organization chartered by the State of New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2802 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Charter is a photocopy.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1970 and 1971 by the La Napoule Art Foundation through Mrs. David Colton. The video was received via Mrs. Barbara Bratone, executive director of the Foundation, 1988.

Other Title
Other Title
Marie Elsie Whelan Clews papers (microfilm title)

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.

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Clews, Marie Elsie Whelan, d. 1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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