Richard Lippold papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lipprich
Creators:
Lippold, Richard, 1915-2002
Dates:
1944-1977
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.7 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; writings; articles; speeches; tv and film scripts; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and motion picture films.
Scope and Contents
REEL D342: Correspondence relating to Lippold's commissions; writings; articles and speeches; exhibition catalogs; miscellaneous publications; and clippings. Correspondents include: Josef Albers, William Baziotes, Naum Gabo, Morris Graves, Walter Gropius, Mark Rothko, Eero Saarinen, and Mark Tobey.
Scope and Contents
REEL N69-24: Correspondence; catalogs; clippings; writings; and papers relating to the Conference on Government Participation in the Arts and Humanities.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, writings, and printed matter, 1953-1977, and a motion picture, "The Sun and Richard Lippold." Much of the correspondence relates to Lippold's sculpture commissions, such as work for St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco, and for the North Carolina National Bank. Also included are personal letters, catalogs, speeches, film and television scripts, other writings, and two films with footage of Lippold's "World Tree" at Harvard University, and "Orpheus and Apollo" at the Lincoln Center in New York City.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D342 and N69-24 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel N69-24: Originals returned to Richard Lippold after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel D342 and unmicrofilmed material donated 1968 & 1977 by Richard Lippold; material on reel N69-24 lent for microfilming 1969 by Lippold.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graves, Morris, 1910- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobey, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albers, Josef Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baziotes, William, 1912-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gabo, Naum, 1890-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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