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Creator:
Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997  Search this
Subject:
Emmerich, Andre  Search this
Pousette-Dart, Richard  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Gonzalez, Xavier  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Hélion, Jacqueline  Search this
King, William Dickey  Search this
Gotfryd, Bernard  Search this
Meredith, Burgess  Search this
Jencks, Penelope  Search this
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Kelly, Ellsworth  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Graham Gallery  Search this
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Colby College  Search this
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.School  Search this
Budd (Firm : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
United States.Army.Corps of Engineers  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8.0 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of sculptor, painter, and educator Sidney Simon measure 8.0 linear feet and date from circa 1917-2002, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1940-1997. The collection documents Simon's career through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, sketches, sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Citation:
Sidney Simon papers, 1917-2002, bulk 1940-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D210 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel D210 Originals returned to lender, Sidney Simon, after microfilming.
Related Materials:
Originals of loaned material, including biographical material, correspondence, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, and photographs of Sidney Simon were returned to Simon after microfilming. Loaned material is available on reel D210, but is not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
The Archives has two oral history interviews with Sidney Simon conducted by Paul Cummings in October 17-November 8, 1973 and the Karl E. Fortress taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985].
Biography Note:
Sidney Simon (1917-1997) was a sculptor, painter, and educator who worked primarily in New York City and Truro, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
The Sidney Simon papers were donated in 2009 by Rene Simon, widow of Sidney Simon.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sketches  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Illustrated letters  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9407
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211604
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Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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