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I went to buy the Sunday Times

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
between 1935 and 1970
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8709
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Xavier Gonzalez papers, 1908-1997
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8709

I am in a hurry, back in 10 m.

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
between 1935 and 1970
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8710
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Xavier Gonzalez papers, 1908-1997
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8710

I went to see Dr. O'Konogi HELP! 9/9/76

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1976 Sept. 9
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8711
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8711

Xavier Gonzalez note to Ethel Edwards

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Edwards, Ethel, 1914-1999  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1985
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Love letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8707
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8707
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Xavier Gonzalez note to Ethel Edwards

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Edwards, Ethel, 1914-1999  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1984
Topic:
Love letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8708
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Xavier Gonzalez papers, 1908-1997
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8708
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Turkey House [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061725
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61726

Terminal [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061730
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61731

Crucifixion [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061721
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61722

Landscapes [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Landscape--Tree  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061722
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61723

Steamboat [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1948
Topic:
Waterscape--Boat  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061723
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61724

Shafter [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1937
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061724
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61725

Silhouettes [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Umbrella  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061726
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61727

Owls [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1950
Topic:
Animal--Bird--Owl  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061727
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_61728

Thompey Shop [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Commercial--Store  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061728
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_61729

Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1951
Image number:
JUL J0061729
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_61730

Still Life [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1966
Topic:
Still Life--Vegetable--Lettuce  Search this
Still Life--Fruit  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061731
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_61732

Untitled [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Gonzalez, Xavier 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1966
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0061732
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_61733

Various notes/sketches on Picasso?

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1937-1938
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9416
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Xavier Gonzalez papers, 1908-1997
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9416

Xavier Gonzalez papers, 1908-1997

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Subject:
Edwards, Ethel  Search this
Adams, Philip Rhys  Search this
Arpa Perea, José  Search this
Osver, Arthur  Search this
Spanish Institute (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Prints  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Travel sketches  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8980
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211167
AAA_collcode_gonzxavi
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211167
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Xavier Gonzalez papers

Creator:
Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993  Search this
Names:
Spanish Institute (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Adams, Philip Rhys, 1908-1993  Search this
Arpa Perea, José, 1858-1952  Search this
Edwards, Ethel, 1914-1999  Search this
Osver, Arthur, 1912-2006  Search this
Extent:
14.1 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Travel sketches
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Prints
Place:
Egypt -- description and travel
Date:
1908-1997
Summary:
The papers of Xavier Gonzalez, a New York and Massachusetts painter, sculptor, educator, and owner of the Wellfleet Art Gallery, measure 14.1 linear feet and date from 1908 to 1997. The collection consists of biographical materials, correspondence, writings, project files, business records, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Xavier Gonzalez, a New York and Massachusetts painter, sculptor, educator, and owner of the Wellfleet Art Gallery, measure 14.1 linear feet and date from 1908 to 1997. The collection consists of biographical materials, correspondence, writings, commission project files, business records, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and artwork.

Biographical materials include an address book and calendars, awards, passports, resumes, student rosters, and legal documents. Correspondence is with family, friends, and colleagues regarding Gonzalez's work and art school in Wellfleet, his uncle and artist Jose Arpa, and other personal and professional activities. Manuscripts for Notes About Painting, unpublished books, and various essays by Gonzalez, along with manuscripts by other authors are in writings.

Commission project files are found for a U.S. Bicentennial monument, murals in New York and Texas, paintings commissioned by the Department of the Interior and Life magazine, and educational aids for the U.S. Navy.

Business records include sales and inventory records for Gonzalez's Wellfleet Art Gallery, The Spanish Institute, and other galleries. Printed materials consist of printed representations of artwork, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, invitations, press releases, and books including He Who Saw Everything, The Epic of Gilgamesh, illustrated by Gonzalez.

The collection also includes 72 numbered scrapbooks that contain sketches, printed materials, project plans, photographs, writings, correspondence, and business records. One of the scrapbooks contains a notebook labeled "Notes of Paris, Visits with Picasso, 1936-1938". Photographs are of Gonzalez, his artwork and studio, his family and friends, Ethel Edwards, student artwork, composer Aaron Copeland, museum director Philip R. Adams, and Art Students League director Stewart Klonis. Artwork includes illustrated notes to Ethel Edwards, folded and cutout paper projects, and pencil and painted sketches.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 9 series.

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1932-1992 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1930s-1995 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 3: Writings, 1948-1993 (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 2, 14)

Series 4: Project Files, 1942-1987 (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 2-3, OV 22)

Series 5: Business Records, 1949-1997 (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 3, OV 22)

Series 6: Printed Materials, 1928-1990s (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 4-5, OV 22)

Series 7: Scrapbooks, circa 1911-1980s (5.4 linear feet; Boxes 5-9, 14-20, OV 21)

Series 8: Photographs, 1908-1990s (3.5 linear feet; Boxes 9-12, 14)

Series 9: Artwork, circa 1950s-1980s (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 12-14)
Biographical / Historical:
Xavier Gonzalez (1898-1993) was a painter, sculptor, and educator who was active in New York, NY and Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

Gonzalez was born in Almeria, Spain and came to the United States at the age of 19. While working odd jobs in Chicago, he attended the Chicago Art Institute. Throughout his career, Gonzalez completed numerous commissions including murals in Texas and New York, a monument for the 1976 bicentennial celebration in New York, paintings for the Department of the Interior, and paintings of Egypt's Old Kingdom for Life magazine. During World War II, he designed posters and maps for the Navy. After the war, Gonzalez opened the Wellfleet Art Gallery with his wife, artist Ethel Edwards, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. The gallery served as an exhibition space, studio, and art school where Gonzalez taught summer classes.

Gonzalez died in New York in 1993.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the papers of Xavier Gonzalez's wife, Ethel Edwards.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming on reels N68-113, N69-42, N69-43, and N70-53. Most of this material was included in subsequent gifts, but a comparison of the film and papers was not completed. Loaned materials not donated at a later date remain with the lender and are not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Provenance:
Xavier Gonzalez first loaned the Archives of American Art material for microfilming in 1968, most of which was included in the later 1999 gift. Gonzalez also donated a small amount of papers in 1971. Additional materials were donated by the George Arents Research Library at Syracuse University in 1984 and 1992, and by the estate of Ethel Edwards Gonzalez in 1999.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Xavier Gonzalez papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Artists' studios -- Massachusetts -- Wellfleet -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Travel sketches
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Prints
Citation:
Xavier Gonzalez Papers, 1908-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.gonzxavi
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Xavier Gonzalez papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gonzxavi

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