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A degree certificate in Architectural Ornamentation from Scuola D'Arte Viggiu, 1906; letters, 1972, from Bernasconi and his wife to the Mayor of San Francisco regarding a reception given in honor of Bernasconi's work on City Hall; 2 letters, 1972, from the Oakland Museum requesting information on Bernasconi's work; 5 letters, 1972-1973, regarding Bernasconi's participation in the building and the landscaping of the Hearst castle;
a notebook containing reports on marble quarries in Calaveras County, California and miscellany; a sketchbook, 1898; clippings; picture postcards; photographs, ca. 1915-1970, of Bernasconi, his family, his studio, and works of art; and an album, ca. 1906, containing 178 photographs of works of art.
Albert Bernasconi papers, 1898-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3887 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Sculptor and master stonecutter (Redwood City, Calif.)
Donated 1974 by Albert Bernasconi.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001