Archives of American Art

Robert S. Neuman papers

Collection ID:
Neuman, Robert S.
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A transcript of an interview of Neuman conducted by D. Quinn Mills; and printed material relating to Neuman.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Robert S. Neuman (1926- ) was an abstract painter and art instructor who lived and worked in San Francisco, Germany, Spain, and Boston.

Existence and Location of Copies
Material lent for microfilming in 1990 is available on 35mm microfilmeels 4544-4545 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 4544-4545: Originals returned to the donor, Robert S. Neuman after microfilming; one interview transcript subsequently donated).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 4544-4545 lent for microfilming 1990 by Robert S. Neuman. One interview transcript was subsequently donated along with printed material (not previously lent) in 2011 by Christina Godfrey, Neuman's granddaughter.

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.

Related Materials
Also in the Archives is material relating to Neuman that was lent for microfilming in 1990 (reels 4544-4545), including biographical material; a proposal by D. Quinn Mills for a book "The Paintings and Drawings of Robert S. Neuman"; an essay by Mills "Pedazos Del Mundo; three interview transcripts of Neuman conducted by Mills (one of these subsequently donated); three scrapbooks containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and photographs; and photographs of Neuman, his works of art, and of others.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Massachusetts Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills, Daniel Quinn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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