Archives of American Art

Onorio Ruotolo papers

Collection ID:
Ruotolo, Onorio, 1888-1966
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, writings, photographs and scrapbooks.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Letters, most are which are from Ruotolo's son Lucio who writes while serving in WWII and while attending Oxford University, and five letters from writer Frances Winwar; 1 poem and a book of poetry by Ruotolo; a biography of Augusto Bellanca and a book of Bellanca's poetry; a manuscript "Quando Canta Il Gallo" by A. Giovannitti; and 26 photographs, including photos of Ruotolo, Ruotolo's work, and of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America conventions.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2526: Two scrapbooks of clippings, 1917-1954.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Director of the Leonardo da Vinci Art School.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2526 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 2526: Originals discarded after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Marilyn Dorato, found the papers in the basement of 20 Bank St., N.Y., N.Y. when she purchased the home. The two scrapbooks were discarded after microfilming due to their poor condition.

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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winwar, Frances, 1900- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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