The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Biographical sketches; published and unpublished writings including a lecture on puppetry and puppet play scripts by Sarg and Remo Bufano; sketches of marionettes; reports of audience reaction to puppet performances; business correspondence with Ernest Briggs; photographs of puppets and puppeteers; clippings; catalogs; programs; and printed materials.
Tony Sarg papers, 1904-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 1776-1777 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Detroit Institute of Art Archives.
Puppeteer, marionettist, childrens' books illustrator, cartoonist, caricaturist, painter, craftsman, lecturer, and writer; New York, N.Y. His full name was Anthony Frederick Sarg.
Lent for microfilming, 1979, Detroit Institute of Art Archives.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001