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William Sommer papers, 1890-1970

Creator:
Sommer, William, 1867-1949
Subject:
Crane, Hart
Marker, Thomas Morrison
Kokoon Arts Club
Ten Thirty Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2 microfilm reels.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence, including letters from Hart Crane, Thomas Marker (letters from Sommer discuss Marker's art work and his own work in progress), Mary Manning Brody and Nancy Manning of Ten Thirty Gallery; eighteen sketchbooks, loose sketches and drawings; notes on art theory and style; marginal notes from Sommer's copy of Martin Buber's I AND THOU; exhibition catalogs, among them shows at the Ten Thirty Gallery and the Kokoon Arts; clippings and printed material; photographs of Sommor and his work; prizes and awards; and miscellany.
Citation:
William Sommer papers, 1890-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 883-884 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Joseph Erdelac, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Lithographer, painter; Brandywine, Ohio.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1973 by Joseph Erdelac, who collected the papers as well as many Sommer paintings.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Lithographers
Painters
Painting
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6099
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216292
AAA_collcode_sommwill
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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