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Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970

Kyle, Charles T.
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
33 items (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence; and postcards.
REEL 1321: Ten postcards to Jack [Charles T.] Kyle. Three of them picture Calder's studio in Sache, France, but carry no message. The other seven picture Calder's sculpture and studio and bear brief notes, invitations, thanks, arrangments to meet.
REEL 1038: 23 letters, mostly between Calder and Jack Kyle regarding the displaying of Calder's works. Also included are a memo from Peter J. Leslie to John J. Carlos discussing damage to a Calder moblie and a letter from Klaus Perls (of Perls Galleries, New York City) to Kyle relating to a mobile by Calder at Kennedy International Airport.
Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1038 and 1321 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Charles T. Kyle after microfilming.
Lent for microfilming 1975-1977 by Charles T. Kyle.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Mobiles (Sculpture)
Record number:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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