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Umberto Romano papers

Creator:
Romano, Umberto, 1905-1982  Search this
Names:
Roosevelt, Sara Delano, 1854-1941  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Items (Linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
[ca. 1935-1979]
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, printed material, sketchbooks, photographs, and business material.
REEL 701: 17 letters from E.A. Jewell, Nelson Rockefeller, J. Carter Brown and Helen Gerardia; exhibition catalogs and announcements; 23 photographs of Romano and his paintings; clippings and brochures on the Umberto Romano School of Art; BEST OF ART by Emily Genauer with an article on Romano's painting "Ecce Homo" and a copy of THE DIVINE COMEDY illustrated by Romano.
UNMICROFILMED: Personal letters and xeroxed correspondence from the White House regarding a commission for the portrait of Sara Delano Roosevelt; 2 contracts with the National Academy of Design; 2 sketchbooks; photographs of mural paintings in Springfield, Massachusetts and the Century Club, New York City; clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, sculptor and teacher; New York (N.Y.) Born in Naples, Italy. Illustrated Dante's THE DIVINE COMEDY in 1947. Instructor of painting and sculpture at Worcester Art Museum School and privately in New York City. Member: National Society of Mural Painters, National Academy of Design, Audubon Artists and the Century Association.
Provenance:
Donated in 1971 and 1979 by Romano.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Portrait painters  Search this
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Springfield -- Photographs  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.romaumbe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96e18c213-4194-4372-a7dd-5ac6c2b1151e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-romaumbe

Sara and Eleanor : the story of Sara Delano Roosevelt and her daughter-in-law, Eleanor Roosevelt / Jan Pottker

Author:
Pottker, Janice  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Sara Delano 1854-1941  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor 1884-1962  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 404 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
Topic:
Mothers of presidents  Search this
Mothers of presidents--Family relationships  Search this
Mothers-in-law  Search this
Presidents' spouses  Search this
Presidents' spouses--Family relationships  Search this
Daughters-in-law  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825611

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