This series contains information about Lamarque and his family, including personal documents, biographical sketches, and a 1985 transcribed interview with Abril Lamarque's wife, Milagros, detailing the couple's first years together in New York. Humorous business cards collected by Lamarque are included in this series. Also found in is substantial material on professional organizations to which Lamarque belonged from 1937 until his death in 1999. These include the Art Director's Club, Dutch Treat Club, The International Brotherhood of Magicians, National Press Club, New York University Club, the New York University Faculty Club, the Society of American Magicians, and the Society of Illustrators. Material types include membership cards, yearbooks, event information, and posters.
This series is arranged by material type.
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The Abril Lamarque 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.
Abril Lamarque papers, 1883-2001, bulk 1904-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.