The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Biographical material; correspondence, ca. 1908-1971, including letters to and from George Grey Barnard; writings and speeches on art; sketches; scrapbooks, ca. 1912- ca. 1953, containing writings and clippings (some in Italian), including articles and obituaries on George Grey Barnard, Frederick William MacMonnies and others; exhibition price lists; photographs of Abbate and of his work; and printed material, including articles by and about Abbate.
Paolo S. Abbate papers, 1908-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1316-1318 and 1322 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Portions of the scrapbooks are in Italian.
Lent for microfilming 1977 by James and Samuel Alaimo, nephews of Abbate.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001