William Sommer papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sommwill
Creators:
Sommer, William, 1867-1949
Dates:
1890-1970
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, including letters from Hart Crane, Thomas Marker (letters from Sommer discuss Marker's art work and his own work in progress), Mary Manning Brody and Nancy Manning of Ten Thirty Gallery; eighteen sketchbooks, loose sketches and drawings; notes on art theory and style; marginal notes from Sommer's copy of Martin Buber's I AND THOU; exhibition catalogs, among them shows at the Ten Thirty Gallery and the Kokoon Arts; clippings and printed material; photographs of Sommor and his work; prizes and awards; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lithographer, painter; Brandywine, Ohio.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 883-884 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Joseph Erdelac, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1973 by Joseph Erdelac, who collected the papers as well as many Sommer paintings.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Ohio Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Ohio -- Cleveland Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- Ohio -- Cleveland Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marker, Thomas Morrison, 1901- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crane, Hart, 1899-1932 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kokoon Arts Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ten Thirty Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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