Read, William A. (William Augustus), 1858-1916 Search this
525 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, exhibition materials, interviews, sketches, and a scrapbook.
REELS D252-D253: Correspondence, primarily with his benefactors Miss Lydia Osgood and Mr. William A. Read; portfolio of Salemme's drawings; photographs of Salemme and his sculpture; photographs of the Italian front during World War I; and clippings.
UNMICROFILMED: 2 phonograph records of an interview of Salemme with Peter O'Brien and an accompanying illustrated article about the interview.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and sculptor; Eason, Pa. Died 1995. Born in Gaeta, Italy. Worked in New York City until 1962 when he moved to Pennsylvania. His brother, Attilio Salemme, was also an artist.
Material on reels D252-D253 lent for microfilming 1966; unmicrofilmed material donated 1978 all by Antonio Salemme.
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