Archives of American Art

Sal Sirugo papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sirusal
Creators:
Sirugo, Sal, 1920-
Dates:
1936-1976
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; personal documents; tax returns; grant applications; applications for public housing; exhibition catalogs; clippings; 34 personal photographs and 17 photographs of Sirugo's paintings. Correspondence concerns housing difficulties, economic problems, arrangements for exhibitions, Sirugo's art work, and friendships. Among the correspondents are Mal Thomas, Andrew Morgan, Warren Brandt, Gladys Ishikawa, and Sidney Geist. Virginia McCall, Sirugo's art teacher during his convalescence, writes about art as occupational therapy for disabled veterans.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1977 by Salvatore Sirugo.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Brandt, Warren, 1918- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geist, Sidney Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ishikawa, Gladys Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCall, Virginia, 1909- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morgan, Andrew Wesley, 1922- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas, Mal Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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