Thomas Gaetano Lo Medico papers

Collection ID:
Lo Medico, Thomas Gaetano, 1904-1985
ca. 1939-1980
Physical Description:
1.3 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence with William Zorach, Margaret French Cresson, Theodore Barbarossa, the Medallic Art Company, the American Numismatic Society, and others; files concerning commemorative medals designed and sculpted by Lo Medico including various medals issued by the International Fraternal Commemorative Society; files concerning sculpture competitions for a bas-relief portrait of Charles W. Goodyear, sculpture at The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., and other projects; sketches for medals and sculpture; financial records including bills for professional services such as modeling and casting in plaster; photographs of Lo Medico and works of art; exhibition catalogs and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York, N.Y.; d. 1985; Lo Medico studied at the Beaux Arts Institute of Design in New York. He is best known for his architectural sculpture for federal, public and private buildings throughout the United States and as a designer of medals.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1993 by Leonora L. Lo Medico, widow of Thomas G. Lo Medico.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medals Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medalists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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