Antonio Salemme papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.saleanto
Creators:
Salemme, Antonio, 1892-
Dates:
1907-1965
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
525 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, exhibition materials, interviews, sketches, and a scrapbook.
Scope and Contents
REELS D252-D253: Correspondence, primarily with his benefactors Miss Lydia Osgood and Mr. William A. Read; portfolio of Salemme's drawings; photographs of Salemme and his sculpture; photographs of the Italian front during World War I; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: 2 phonograph records of an interview of Salemme with Peter O'Brien and an accompanying illustrated article about the interview.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and sculptor; Eason, Pa. Died 1995. Born in Gaeta, Italy. Worked in New York City until 1962 when he moved to Pennsylvania. His brother, Attilio Salemme, was also an artist.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D252-D253 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
REELS D252-D253: Originals returned to the lender, Antonio Salemme, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels D252-D253 lent for microfilming 1966; unmicrofilmed material donated 1978 all by Antonio Salemme.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patronage -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Brien, Peter F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Osgood, Lydia Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Read, William A. (William Augustus), 1858-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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