Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wernnat
Creators:
Werner, Nat, 1907?-1991
Dates:
1930s-1980s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs and negatives, and printed material documenting Werner's professional career as a sculptor. Of note is correspondence relating to Werner's portrait bust of Thomas Wolfe, including letters from Werner requesting photographic portraits of Wolfe and letters from Carl Van Vechten, and Wolfe's editors, Maxwell Perkins and Edward Aswell. The majority of the photographs and negatives are reproductions of sculpture; also included are images of Werner, his wife, Geri Pine, and photographs taken by Carl Van Vechten and Doris Ulman. Printed material consists of catalogs, articles, announcements, and checklists.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York, New York; Southampton, N.Y. Born 1907? Died 1991.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2002 by Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz, private dealers in American sculpture.

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 Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pine, Geri, 1914- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ulmann, Doris, d. 1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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