A Finding Aid to the Marshall Reisman Papers, 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.reismars
Creators:
Reisman, Marshall, 1914-2009
Dates:
1959-2010
bulk 1972-1989
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear Feet
Repository:
The Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima are dated 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, and comprise 0.2 linear feet. The papers include letters, correspondence, annotated sketches, photographs, financial records, and printed material related to commissioned works by woodworker and sculptor George Nakashima for art collector Marshall Reisman.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima are dated 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, and comprise 0.2 linear feet. The papers include correspondence, letters, annotated sketches, receipts, photographs, financial records, and printed material related to commissioned works by woodworker and sculptor George Nakashima for art collector Marshall Reisman.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged as 3 series:
  • Series 1: Annotated Sketches, 1972, 1989 (Box 1; 1 folder)
  • Series 2: Letters and Related Financial Records, 1959-2001 (Box 1; 5 folders)
  • Series 3: Printed Material 1962-2010 (Box 1; 2 folders)

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Marshall Reisman (1914-2009) and his wife Dorothy (1914-2008) were both art collectors from Syracuse, NY. They commissioned furniture and other objects from George Nakashima (1905-1990).

Administration
Processing Information note
The collection was processed by Rachel Salzmann in 2011.
Author
Rachel Salzmann
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated by the Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation through Robert Falter, trustee, 2010.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima, 1959-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
The Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nakashima, George, 1905-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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