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The Frank Stella papers, 12.3 linear feet, document the artist's professional and personal life. Papers date from 1941-1993, with the bulk spanning the period 1978-1989. Among the papers are correspondence, a small cache of records from his years as an undergraduate at Princeton University, writings by and about Stella, interview transcripts, sketchbooks, registers and inventories, financial records, printed matter, and photographs.
Frank Stella papers, 1941-1993, bulk, 1978-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Frank Stella (1936-) is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor from New York, N.Y.
Donated by Frank and Harriet Stella, 1993.
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