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Sidney Simon papers, 1917-2002, bulk 1940-1997

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Creator:
Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997
Subject:
Emmerich, Andre
Pousette-Dart, Richard
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Gonzalez, Xavier
King, William Dickey
Nevelson, Louise
Hélion, Jacqueline
Gotfryd, Bernard
Meredith, Burgess
Jencks, Penelope
Watson, Forbes
Kelly, Ellsworth
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Graham Gallery
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
Colby College
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.School
Budd (Firm : New York, N.Y.)
United States.Army.Corps of Engineers
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8.0 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of sculptor, painter, and educator Sidney Simon measure 8.0 linear feet and date from circa 1917-2002, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1940-1997. The collection documents Simon's career through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, sketches, sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Citation:
Sidney Simon papers, 1917-2002, bulk 1940-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D210 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel D210 Originals returned to lender, Sidney Simon, after microfilming.
Related Materials:
Originals of loaned material, including biographical material, correspondence, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, and photographs of Sidney Simon were returned to Simon after microfilming. Loaned material is available on reel D210, but is not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
The Archives has two oral history interviews with Sidney Simon conducted by Paul Cummings in October 17-November 8, 1973 and the Karl E. Fortress taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985].
Biography Note:
Sidney Simon (1917-1997) was a sculptor, painter, and educator who worked primarily in New York City and Truro, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
The Sidney Simon papers were donated in 2009 by Rene Simon, widow of Sidney Simon.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945
Sketches
Transcripts
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Artists' studios
Illustrated letters
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9407
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211604
AAA_collcode_simosidn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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