Alexander Stoller papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stolalex
Creators:
Stoller, Alexander, 1902-1994
Dates:
1919-1996
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.8 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on one reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Sketchbooks; portfolio of works of art on paper and one on canvas; slides (many by Don Victor) and photographs of Stoller and of his works of art (including one by Man Ray); address book; scrapbooks; newspaper clippings; printed material; price lists and receipts; advertisements and project files. Project Files include Stoller's John F. Kennedy bust at the Museum of Franco-American Friendship; The Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens; "The Torso" at the Williams College Museum of Art; "Samothrace in Paris, 1944" at the U.S. Embassy in Paris; The Saratoga Racetrack; and the Williamsville Inn and Sculpture Garden. Also included is a file on Stoller's wife, Brier Wright Stoller, aka Lily Paget, and a two-part video of an interview with Brier (Pt. I) and footage of Stoller's works narrated by Brier (Pt. II). Approximately 15 documents received with this collection are microfilmed on AAA microfilm reel 1182.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Housatonic, Mass.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
29 items (mostly photographs and clippings): 35 mm microfilm reel 1182 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 1182: Originals returned to lender after microfilming,and approximately half returned with papers donated in 2003.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2003 by Linda Wesselman Jackson. Members of the Stoller family gave works of art along with these papers to Chesterwood with the understanding that these papers would be forwarded to the Archives of American Art. Stoller lent 29 items in 1976, which were microfilmed on reel 1182; included in the 2003 estate donation are approximately half of the documents previously lent.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Housatonic Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stoller, Brier Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Victor, Donald Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
U.S. Embassy in Paris Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williamsville Inn and Sculpture Garden Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saratoga Racecourse (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) -- History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of Franco-American Friendship Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams College. Museum of Art. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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