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Maxim Karolik papers, ca.1921-1973

Karolik, Maxim, 1894-1963
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Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft.
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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Letters, in Russian, to his sister, Freda Goulka; articles; photographs; announcements; a sketch of Karolik; phonograph recordings and a 7" tape (untranscribed) of a lecture delivered by Karolik at Bowdoin College February 20, 1963 entitled "Collecting with Purpose--for What?" and a phonograph recording of arias and operas sung by Karolik in 1956. Also included is a transcribed interview of Karolik conducted by an unidentified interviewer, undated.
Maxim Karolik papers, ca.1921-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art collector, ca. 1893-1966.
Written materials gift of Mrs. Alfred Bester, whose relationship to Karolik is unclear. Phonograph records donated by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston through Karolik. The tape of his lecture was donated 1972 by Nathaly Baum.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Sound recordings
Record number:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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