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Leon Golub papers, 1930s-2009

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Creator:
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004
Subject:
Spero, Nancy
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
16.5 linear feet
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. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of painter, political activist, and educator Leon Golub are dated 1930s-2009, and measure 16.5 linear feet. His career as a painter and educator - and, to a far lesser extent, his personal interests and activities - are documented by correspondence, interviews, writings, subject files, printed material, video recordings, and audio recordings. Also included are biographical materials, personal business records, and photographs of Leon Golub and his art work. Posthumously dated items are mostly condolence letters, obituaries, printed material, and inventories of his work.
Citation:
Leon Golub papers, 1930s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm Reel N69-22 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Related Materials:
Also among the holdings of the Archives of American Art are oral history interviews with Leon Golub conducted for the Archives of American Art by Bruce Hooten 1965 and Irving Sandler 1968 October 28-November 18. The Nancy Spero papers, 1940s-2009, bulk 1970-2009, include documentation of many of the couple's collaborative projects, joint exhibitions, their family, and shared interests.
Biography Note:
Leon Golub (1922-2004) was a painter and instructor in New York, N.Y. Golub was married to painter and collage artist, Nancy Spero.
Provenance:
The Leon Golub papers were donated by Leon Golub in 1978; the majority of the papers were given in 2013 by The Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation for the Arts via their sons Stephen, Philip and Paul Golub. Material loaned for microfilming in 1969 is included with the 2013 donation.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Video recordings
Educators
Painters
Art
Art dealers
Political activists
Painting, Modern
Art critics
Interviews
Art museum curators
Photographs
Art historians
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8979
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211166
AAA_collcode_goluleon
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211166
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