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The papers of sculptor José de Rivera date from 1930 to 1991 and measure 5.3 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, letters, scattered personal business records, commission files, art work including four sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs. One of the commission files includes a motion picture film.
José de Rivera papers, 1930-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
In 1970, JosÔe de Rivera loaned some papers for microfilming. Loaned material is available on reel N70-32.
Location of Originals:
Portions of reel N70-32: Originals returned to Jose de Rivera after microfilming.
In 1970, JosÔe de Rivera loaned some papers for microfilming on reel N70-32. These materials are not described in the container listing of the finding aid.
José de Rivera (1904-1985) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y.
The José de Rivera papers were donated by the artist and the Grace Borgenicht Gallery in 1982. Additional material was donated by de Rivera's son, Joseph A. Ruiz II, in 1998.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001