Charles Seliger diaries

Collection ID:
Seliger, Charles, 1926-2009
Physical Description:
79 Volumes
(on 13 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Diaries containing lengthy daily entries about Seliger's personal life and painting activities. Seliger discusses his relationships with other artists, in particular Mark Tobey.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Mt. Vernon, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 345-346; 581-583; 1343-1344; 2323-2324; 3472-3473; and 4202-4203 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the possession of The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, N.Y.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1973-1987 by Charles and Lenore Seliger, subsequently sold to The Morgan Library & Museum in 2004.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Microfilm reels 345-346 and 581-583 only (1956-1977): Index available in Washington, D.C. office.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York -- Diaries Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Diaries Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobey, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001