Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, sketches, notes and financial material.
REELS 2290-2291: Biographical material; personal and business correspondence; bills, receipts and other financial material; 2 sketches; teaching notes; a grant proposal for "Sculpture Materials in their Environment"; printed material, minutes and reports on the Benecia Art Center in Benecia, California; 32 postcards collected by Neri; and photographs of Neri, his friends, family, models and sculpture.
REEL 3161: Two exhibition announcements for shows at the Six Gallery in San Francisco.
Manuel Neri papers, 1940-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 2290, 2291 and 3161 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 2290 & 2291: Originals returned to the lender, Manuel Neri through his agent, Anne Kohs, after microfilming.
Sculptor; Benecia, California.
Material on reels 2290 & 2291 lent for microfilming by Neri through his agent, Anne Kohs, 1982. Material on reel 3161 was donated by Neri, 1977.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001