Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Sam Maloof Papers, 1954-2003, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.malosam
Creators:
Maloof, Sam
Dates:
1954-2003
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of woodworker and furniture maker Sam Maloof measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1954 to 2003. The collection consists of clippings and miscellaneous printed materials related to Maloof and woodworking, as well as photocopies of correspondence between Maloof and Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of woodworker and furniture maker Sam Maloof measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1954 to 2003. The collection consists of clippings and miscellaneous printed materials related to Maloof and woodworking, as well as photocopies of correspondence between Maloof and Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection, the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sam Maloof (1916-2009) was a woodworker and furniture maker in Alta Loma, California.

Administration
Author
Sarah Mundy
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Sam Maloof papers were donated in 2003 by Sam Maloof as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and the Decorative Arts in America.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Sarah Mundy in 2022.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Preferred Citation
Sam Maloof papers, 1954-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Materials
Also in the Archives of American Art is an interview of Sam Maloof conducted January 10-12, 2002 by Mary MacNaughton for the Archives of American Art in Maloof's home/studio in Alta Loma, California.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Decorative arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodworkers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Furniture designers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American studio craft movement Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carter, Rosalynn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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