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Rufus Stillman papers relating to Alexander Calder, 1959-1973

Creator:
Stillman, Rufus
Subject:
Calder, Alexander
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
50 items (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence; scrapbooks of photographs; and copyprints made from slides of Calder and his work.
REEL 828: Correspondence. Included are personal letters and postcards from Calder to the Rufus Stillman family, a few sketches and an exhibition announcement.
REEL 833: 4 scrapbooks, undated, containing photographs of Alexander Calder, his family, friends, and work.
REEL 1817: Nine copyprints (b&w) made from slides of Calder, Calder at work, Calder holding a sketch, and Calder with an unidentifed man.
UNMICROFILMED: Copyprints (b&w) made from slides, mostly of Calder's work; a few show Calder.
Citation:
Rufus Stillman papers relating to Alexander Calder, 1959-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 828, 833, and 1817 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Rufus Stillman after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Rufus Stillman, a neighbor of Calder. Slides received with the loan were copied; nine of them of Calder were microfilmed in 1980 with AAA's Photographs of Artists Collection II and remainder placed in Miscellaneous Manuscripts.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Sculpture, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10213
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213288
AAA_collcode_stilrufu
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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