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George Manuel Aarons papers, 1927-1981

Creator:
Aarons, George Manuel, 1896-1980
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A curriculum vitae; diplomas; list of commissions executed, 1919-1937; correspondence with foundries and the Naples Art Gallery, Provincetown, Mass; several personal letters; foundry bills; photographs of Aarons, his home, his studio, and his work; and printed material; copyright documents; essays on art; financial data; files on the Boston Hebrew Congregation, the National Sculpture Society, the Gloucester Anniversary Medal, and the Savin Hillel House; ten signed pencil sketches of sculpture and reliefs submitted to Temple Israel, Boston, Mass. (43 x 35 cm. or smaller) of Moses, Isaiah, a menorah, and other subjects; five sketchooks, undated, containing pen and pencil studies for Temple Israel and some portrait sketches.
Citation:
George Manuel Aarons papers, 1927-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; Gloucester, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 1978-1979 by Aaron's widow, Gertrude (d. 1989), and in 1991 by Gertrude's sister, Mrs. Spartaco Monello, who received the papers from her sister's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Jewish
Jewish art and symbolism
Photographs
Sculptors
Sculpture, American
Sculpture, Modern
Sketchbooks
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5600
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208434
AAA_collcode_aarogeor
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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