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Tony Sarg papers, 1904-1963

Creator:
Sarg, Tony, 1880-1942
Subject:
Briggs, Ernest
Bufano, Remo
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 2000 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.
Summary:
Biographical sketches; published and unpublished writings including a lecture on puppetry and puppet play scripts by Sarg and Remo Bufano; sketches of marionettes; reports of audience reaction to puppet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.
Citation:
Tony Sarg papers, 1904-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
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.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Puppeteer, marionettist, childrens' books illustrator, cartoonist, caricaturist, painter, craftsman, lecturer, and writer; New York, N.Y. His full name was Anthony Frederick Sarg.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1979, Detroit Institute of Art Archives.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Illustrators
Puppet making
Puppet making
Puppeteers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8615
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210795
AAA_collcode_sargtony
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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