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A transcript of an interview of Neuman conducted by D. Quinn Mills; and printed material relating to Neuman.
Robert S. Neuman papers, 1950-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Material lent for microfilming in 1990 is available on microfilmeels 4544-4545 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 4544-4545: Originals returned to the donor, Robert S. Neuman after microfilming; one interview transcript subsequently donated).
Also in the Archives is material relating to Neuman that was lent for microfilming in 1990 (reels 4544-4545), including biographical material; a proposal by D. Quinn Mills for a book "The Paintings and Drawings of Robert S. Neuman"; an essay by Mills "Pedazos Del Mundo; three interview transcripts of Neuman conducted by Mills (one of these subsequently donated); three scrapbooks containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and photographs; and photographs of Neuman, his works of art, and of others.
Robert S. Neuman (1926- ) was an abstract painter and art instructor who lived and worked in San Francisco, Germany, Spain, and Boston.
Material on reels 4544-4545 lent for microfilming 1990 by Robert S. Neuman. One interview transcript was subsequently donated along with printed material (not previously lent) in 2011 by Christina Godfrey, Neuman's granddaughter.
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