Stephen Robeson Miller research material on Kay Sage

Collection ID:
Miller, Stephen Robeson
Physical Description:
3 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A circa 100 p. chronology of Sage's life (published as a book, along with Sage's unpublished one-act Surrealist Plays in 1995 and 2011); her medical history; an exhibition record; circa 40 letters from Sage to her father, her stepmother, and her half-sister, Cornelia Sage Walcott Mackin; letters to Miller from Sage's friends, family and colleagues; and correspondence, 1973-1983, related to Sage's work; transcripts of interviews conducted by Miller with people who knew Sage; Sage's cancelled checks; bibliographic references assembled by Miller; Miller's master's thesis, "The Art of Kay Sage," Boston University, l982; a catalog raisonne by Miller (to be published as a book by Prestel Verlag, New York, in 2018) including ca. 200 photos of Sage's works; photos of Christmas cards by Sage and Yves Tanguy; and 42 photos, 1898-ca. 1960, of Sage, her family and friends, and 12 photos of Sage's residence, 1957.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; Boston, Mass. Extensively researched Surrealist painter Kay Sage.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm rolls 2886-2888 available in Archives of American Art offices only.
Reproduction Note
Originals returned to the lender, Stephen Robeson Miller, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by Stephen Robeson Miller, 1983.

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
Surrealism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sage, Kay Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tanguy, Yves, 1900-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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