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Arcangelo Cascieri papers, 1902-1982

Creator:
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997
Subject:
Alter, John F.
Cascieri, Arcangelo
Boston Architectural Center
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.0 linear ft.
2 rolled docs.
Arrangement:
Project Files: arranged alphabetically by location by state, there under by city.
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:
The majority of the collection consists of project files, ca. 1932-1981, containing correspondence, sketches and printed material from Cascieri's many commissions of church sculptures. Also found are Cascieri's pencil studies as a student, ca. 1930's, sketches from his projects, and miscellaneous drawings.
The remainder consists of a resume, ca. 1970, general correspondence, ca. 1935-1982, legal papers, 1977, clippings, ca. 1930's-1980's,and printed material, ca. 1952-1967 and undated. Several association files containing annual reports, minutes of meetings, scattered correspondence, printed material and miscellany are found for Boston Architectural Center, 1935-1969, American Institute of Architects, ca. 1962-1969, Research and Design Institute, ca. 1966-1967, and Architectural League of New York, ca. 1966-1967. Also found are files on Cascieri's talks and lectures, ca. 1961-1981; a file on architect John F. Alter, 1955-1973; writings about Cascieri; and photographs of works of art and architecture, ca. 1920's, 1942 and undated.
Citation:
Arcangelo Cascieri papers, 1902-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
3 sculpture studies: Originals retained by donor.
Biography Note:
Sculptor, educator and administrator at the Boston Architectural Center (BAC); Boston, Mass. Cascieri died Jan. 14, 1997.
Provenance:
Donated 1980-1982 by Arcangelo Cascieri.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architecture
Art teachers
Artists' preparatory studies
Church decoration and ornament
Drawings
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8317
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210489
AAA_collcode_cascarca
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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