Philip Reisman papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.reisphil
Creators:
Reisman, Philip, 1904-
Dates:
1904-1994
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed material, correspondence, sketchbooks, photographs, and a complete listing of work by Reisman.
Scope and Contents
REEL NPR 1: A scrapbook of catalogs and clippings regarding Reisman's career; and a manuscript listing providing a complete record of Reisman's work, 1932-1965.
Scope and Contents
REEL 8: Reproductions of drawings and book illustrations; exhibition catalogs; clippings on exhibitions, illustrations, and WPA murals.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Biographical material, including birth certificate, marriage announcement, obituary, and memorial program; letters of condolence, correspondence regarding the service, texts of eulogies, draft and page proofs of Philip Reisman: A Life Remembered, 1904-1992 (1994); correspondence, 1950s-1990s; records of travel, 1955-1987; Christmas cards designed and sent by Reisman, 1949-1992; sketchbooks (2 v.); photographs of works of art; printed matter, including an article about his illustrations for Anna Karenina, 1940, reproductions of works by Reisman, books illustrated by him, exhibition announcements, reviews, exhibition catalogs, and 2 books: Philip Reisman: People are his Passion, by Martin H. Bush, 1986; and The Prints of Philip Reisman: A Catalogue Raisonne, by George D. Bianco, 1992.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, illustrator, etcher, teacher; New York, N.Y. Born in Warsaw, Poland.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels NPR 1 & 8 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel NPR 1: Originals returned to the lender, Philip Reisman, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel NPR 1 lent for microfilming by Reisman, 1966. Material on reel 8 was microfilmed in 1971; it had previously been filmed ca. 1966 on reel D283 in a different order. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1993 and 1994 by Louise K. Reisman, Reisman's widow.

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
Philip Reisman papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Illustration of books Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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