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Seiler, Don, 1928-2000  Search this
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Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into three series. Series 1: Correspondence, 1971-2001 (1.1 linear feet; Box 1, 4) Series 2: Diaries, 1974-2020 (0.4 linear feet; Box 2) Series 3: Artwork, circa 1930-1996 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 3-7, OV 8-9)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of Don Seiler measure 3.0 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 2020. The papers document Seiler's career as an artist through correspondence with family and friends; diaries containing recollections of his early life and time serving during World War II, and some recollections of Seiler by family and friends in the years following his death; and artwork consisting of sketches and sketchbooks.
Don Seiler papers, circa 1930-2020. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Biography Note:
Don Seiler (1928-2000) was a sculptor and painter in Miami and Ona, Florida. Seiler was born in Miami Beach, Florida in 1928. He began his studies at the Art Students League in 1945 before taking a hiatus to enlist in the Army's 11th Airborn Division that same year. Following World War II he completed his studies at the Art Students League, and he returned to Miami to open his studio. Seiler died in 2000.
Language Note:
English .
Donated in 2021 by Maria Seiler, Don Seiler's daughter-in-law.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
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Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
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Archives of American Art