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Addison Burbank papers, 1958-1975

Creator:
Burbank, Addison Buswell, 1895-1961
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical information, sketches, and sketchbooks and letters from Burbank to his wife, Covelle, regarding his travels in Italy.
55 sketches and two sketchbooks from Sicliy and Italy, 1959 and undated; letters and postcards, ca. 1958-1959, from Burbank who signed his letters "Petey", to his wife Covelle. Also included is a list of his paintings and their owners as of 1975, provided in a letter written by his widow.
Citation:
Addison Burbank papers, 1958-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm: reel 892 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biographical information, one sketchbook of Italy and Sicily, 1959; 55 miscellaneous sketches; biographical information and a list of his paintings and their owners as of 1975, provided in a letter written by his widow filmed on reel 892.
Biography Note:
Addison Burbank (1898-1961) was a painter and writer in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1975 and 2007 by Covelle Newcomb Burbank, widow of Addison Burbank. The 1975 material was filmed on reel 892.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6860
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208988
AAA_collcode_burbaddi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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