A Finding Aid to the Baruj Salinas Papers,
1971-1996
, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.salibaru
Creators:
Salinas, Baruj
Dates:
1971-1996
Languages:
Multiple languages
The records are in English and Spanish.
English; Spanish
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The Baruj Salinas papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection documents the artist's prolific painting career and his friendships and professional relationships with a variety of contemporary artist in the U.S. and Europe. The papers of Baruj Salinas are an important addition to the documentation of Cuban-American art and artists.

Scope and Content Note
Scope and Content Note
The Baruj Salinas papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection primarily consists of letters from friends and artists. Also found are diary entries, scattered financial and business papers, printed material, and photographs. Of special interest in the last series are photographs taken of a visit to the home and art studio of Spanish artist Joan Miró.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as six series.
  • Series 1: Diary Entries, 1982 (box 1; 1 folder)
  • Series 2: Letters Received, 1979-1996, undated (box 1; 21 folders)
  • Series 3: Financial Papers, 1993-1994 (box 1; 1 folder)
  • Series 4: Printed Material, 1976-1992, undated (box 1; 2 folders)
  • Series 5: Photographs, 1971-1992, undated (box 1; 3 folders)
  • Series 6: Miscellany, 1992 (box 1; 1 folder)

Biographical Note
Biographical Note
Born in Havana, painter Baruj Salinas' (b. 1938) career began in the field of architecture. He graduated from the University of Ohio with an architectural degree and left Cuba permanently in 1959. Salinas settled in Miami and later moved to Barcelona where he studied alongside artists Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed in 1997 by Rosa M. Fernández and the finding aid completed in 2001. This collection, along with numerous other Latino collections, was acquired through the 1996 "Latino Art Documentation Project" in South Florida with funding provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Latino Initiatives.
Author
Rosa M. Fernández
Provenance
Baruj Salinas donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1997.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Baruj Salinas papers 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.
Preferred Citation
Baruj Salinas papers, 1971-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Florida -- Miami Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hispanic American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Cuba -- Havana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cuban American art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fonts, Marilyn -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franqui, Carlos, 1921- -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cubiles, Miguel -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Toonkel, Gail Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cuevas, José Luis, 1934- -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Valente, José Angel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amsterdam (Netherlands). Stedelijk Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Serur, David Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soriano, Rafael, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ward, Bettie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pau-Llosa, Ricardo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McBride, Robert H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Macia, Carlos A., 1951-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lozano Castro, Alfredo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linder, Gisele Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kohler, Peter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Samelson, Henry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salinas, Rosa Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salinas, Isaac Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roel, Guillermo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Riverón, Enrique Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rijksmuseum (Netherlands) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armand, Octavio, 1946- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carulla, Ramón, 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cubiles, Miguel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Estopiñán, Roberto, 1921- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ferrer, Joaquin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fonts, Marilyn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franqui, Camilo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franqui, Carlos, 1921- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Godoy, Gustavo G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kohler, Elizabeth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gutierrez, Osvaldo -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lozano Castro, Alfredo -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899- -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miró, Joan, 1893- -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vidal, Juan -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Algaze, Mario Arturo, 1947- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alejandro, Ramon Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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