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René Santos papers, 1954, 1972-1987

Creator:
Santos, René, 1954-1986
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical information, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings.
Biographical information includes a resume, a birth certificate, passport, and high school yearbook; one folder of general correspondence, ca. 1979-1986, includes letters received from William Olander, Allen Memorial Art Museum, and Oberlin College; also, letters of condolence addressed to Brad Baker, 1986; diary, ca. 1979-1986; writings by Santos and others, 1984-1985 and undated; notes from Santos' art history courses possibly as a student or as a teacher, undated; exhibition announcements, catalogs, and reviews, 1981-1987; photographs and slides of artwork, ca. 1979-1986; slides of Santos' trips to Cape Cod, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Gray Gallery Dog Show, 1984 and 1986; a book, NADAR, by Nigel Gosling, with loose notes by Santos; and an audiocassette of Santos' memorial service and an audiocassette identified as "Rene's voice."
Citation:
René Santos papers, 1954, 1972-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, photographer, and art history instructor; New York, N.Y. Full name Carlos René Santos. Born in Puerto Rico.
Language Note:
Diaries in Spanish.
Provenance:
Donated by Brad Baker, 1994 and 1995.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Painters
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13490
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215587
AAA_collcode_santrene
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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