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Biographical material; a few letters, 1938-1939 and 1987-1988, and a 1991 memorandum, relating to WPA activities; art work, including loose sketches for medallions and other projects, a drawing for the Nitrogen Safety Award, 1956, a drawing for American Legion Award, and one sketchbook; exhibition catalogs; postcards, including some with reproductions of Mankowski's work; clippings; exhibition register, publication and award lists, and other miscellaneous printed materials; and ca. 200 photographs of Mankowski's sculpture, including works in progress, Mankowski in his studio, and pieces being installed.
Bruno Mankowski papers, 1903-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biographical material, letters, exhibition register, and publication and award lists are photocopies.
Location of Originals:
Location of originals unknown.
Sculptor, medalist; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C.
Donated by Mankowski's dealer, Berman/Deferner Gallery, 1992.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001