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Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999

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Creator:
Lamarque, Abril, 1904-1999
Subject:
Portell-Vilá, Herminio
Massaguer, Conrado Walter
Riverón, Enrique
Lamarque, Milagros Abril
Lamarque, Juan Abril
García Cabral, Ernesto
Hoffmaster, Paul
Kozlowski, Karol
Society of Illustrators (New York, N.Y.)
Society of American Magicians
United States.Department of State
New York Times Company
University Club (New York, N.Y.)
Art Directors Club (New York, N.Y.)
National Press Club (U.S.)
International Brotherhood of Magicians
Iowa State University
Oklahoma State University
Dell Publishing Company
Bacardí Corporation (Puerto Rico)
New York Daily News (Firm)
Abril Lamarque Creations
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6 linear feet
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:
The papers of Cuban-born cartoonist, caricaturist, graphic designer, illustrator, and art director Abril Lamarque papers date from 1883-2001, with the bulk of the material ranging from 1904-1999, and measure 6 linear feet. His papers contain biographical material; correspondence; writings; files on the many seminars and workshops he taught; scattered financial records; files concerning his business Abril Lamarque Creations; subject files; clippings; printed illustrations of his comics, designs, illustrations, and other work; seven scrapbooks; two sketchbooks, sketches and drawings by him, and others, including his sister, his brother, Paul Hoffmaster, Enrique Riverón, and H. Portell Vilá; and photographs and negatives depicting Lamarque, Lamarque at work, Lamarque's magic shows, examples of advertising, and friends and colleagues.
Citation:
Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk, 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection was digitized in 2016 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. The collection was scanned in its entirety, with the exception of duplicates and blank pages. Printed materials may have their covers, titles, copyright information, and/or relevant pages scanned.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Biography Note:
Eduardo Abril Lamarque (1904-1999) was a Cuban-born cartoonist, caricaturist, graphic designer, illustrator, and art director who worked primarily in New York City.
Language Note:
Portions of the papers are in Spanish.
Provenance:
Martha Lamarque Sarno and Lita M. Elvers assembled and donated their father's papers to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in 2001.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Abril Lamarque in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2016, and total 6,693 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Design
Scrapbooks
Illustrators
Illustrated letters
Photographs
Illustrations
Hispanic American artists
Drawings
Magicians
Caricatures
Cartoonists
Graphic arts
Sketches
Designers
Art directors
Art
Caricatures and cartoons
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5573
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)228078
AAA_collcode_lamaabri
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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