Archives of American Art

George Spaventa papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.spavgeor
Creators:
Spaventa, George, 1918-
Dates:
1944-1980
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Business letters; 52 sketches in ink, ink-wash, and pentel; photographs of Spaventa's work and of him with his family and friends; Spaventa's notes about his dreams; an essay by Frank O'Hara; financial statements and invoices; catalogs, announcements, and clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, instructor; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Lillian Sannasardo, is Spaventa's sister.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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