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J. L. Steg papers

Creator:
Steg, James L. (James Louis), 1922-2001  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1939-2017
Scope and Contents:
The papers of artist, printmaker, and educator J.L. Steg measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1939 to 2017, with the bulk of the material from 1945 to 2002. The collection documents Steg's work as a professional artist and educator through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings, interviews, personal business records, gallery and exhibition files, photographic material, printed material, and artwork.

Biographical material includes diplomas from high school and college, CV's, and documents related to Steg's time in the Army during World War II and his honorable discharge. Correspondence and printed materials reflect his involvement in arts organizations such as the International Society of Copier Art.

Files include exhibition checklists and artwork inventories. These are complemented by photographs and slides of artworks. Copier artworks and studies for copier-based works are also included in the papers, printed on paper and transparencies.

Records related to his teaching include correspondence and faculty reports from Tulane University and Newcomb College, where he spent over four decades as a professor of printmaking.
Biographical / Historical:
J.L. Steg (also known as "James Louis," "James L.," and "Jim") (1922-2001) was an artist, printmaker, and professor based in New Orleans, LA. Steg was also a WWII veteran and served in the tactical unit made up of soldiers with artistic skills known as the Ghost Army.
Provenance:
Donated in 2020 by Frances Swigart Steg, J.L. Steg's widow.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans  Search this
Educators -- Louisiana -- New Orleans  Search this
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.stegjl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e89c2783-9957-4eba-92f9-45da28ee5ded
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-stegjl

Paolo S. Abbate papers

Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Names:
Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938  Search this
MacMonnies, Frederick William, 1863-1937  Search this
Extent:
4 Microfilm reels (639 items on 4 microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Scrapbooks
Date:
1908-1971
Scope and Contents:
The microfilm collection of Paolo S. Abbate papers contains biographical material; correspondence (circa 1908-1971), including letters to and from George Grey Barnard; writings and speeches on art; sketches; scrapbooks (circa 1912-circa 1953) containing writings and clippings (some of which are in Italian), including articles and obituaries on George Grey Barnard, Frederick William MacMonnies, and others; exhibition price lists; photographs of Abbate and of his work; and printed material, including articles by and about Abbate.
Biographical / Historical:
Paolo Salvatore Abbate (1884-1973) was an Italian-born sculptor and minister who lived and worked in Connecticut. Born in Villarosa, Sicily, Abbate moved to the United states in circa 1902. He was a member of the National Sculpture Society, the founder of the Torrington Artists Association, and the co-founder of the Torrington Unico National chapter.
Related Materials:
The University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center Archives holds the Paolo S. Abbate papers (1919-1973).
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1977 by James and Samuel Alaimo, nephews of Abbate.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Connecticut -- Torrington  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.abbapaol
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw933c5c9f1-9bf5-4386-b0fc-0b4c5603d26d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-abbapaol

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1316, Frame 798-1192
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113981]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93d4c00cd-77e7-46aa-a774-bea7345ee21d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref10

Writings

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1316, Frame 1193-1228
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113981]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw940c7f72d-ecb8-4562-ba71-a8714651a446
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref11

Writings

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1317, Frame 1-1330
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113999]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96b8c68cd-5cd4-4b7b-8100-165036dc29b4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref12

Writings re: Abbate

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1317, Frame 1331-1432
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113999]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fb083980-8b0c-4ae8-8f61-30d1dc8d2caf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref13

Sketches

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1317, Frame 1433-1446
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113999]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw948ff6810-e81d-48c3-a11f-0406b1461715
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref14

Memberships

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1317, Frame 1447-1454
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113999]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94b9bff58-9c75-42ec-a0e8-0972b223b3dc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref15

Exhibition and Price Lists

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1317, Frame 1455-1480
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113999]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91a4506bc-57de-46a2-8cad-0519c6a14c55
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref16

Scrapbooks

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1317, Frame 1481-1665
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113999]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92fc4b91e-477c-46e4-b0d0-c8b97313aac6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref17

Scrapbooks

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1318, Frame 1-70
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [1318.abbate]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw930662ab7-1a35-4f77-ba34-3afaa05a7634
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref18

Publicity and Calling Cards

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1318, Frame 71-91
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [1318.abbate]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw975a59b8f-16af-4249-882e-5b02cdfff657
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref19

Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1318, Frame 92-179
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [1318.abbate]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9719f663a-96dc-4f24-899a-da26dfc3e4cf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref20

Personal Documents

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1318, Frame 180-188
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [1318.abbate]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ea0f0e4e-52f4-4edf-ab73-a3f1057e3888
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref21

Photographic Material

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1322, Frame 569-749
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [1322.abbate]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ac45847e-af99-46cd-b981-404a8de35020
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref22

Paolo S. Abbate Papers

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.abbapaol, Series 1
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93a9ee127-29ad-4654-8f4c-e52a7ce18854
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref8

Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973  Search this
Container:
Reel 1316, Frame 722-797
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000113981]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Paolo S. Abbate papers. Owned by James and Samuel Alaimo. Microfilmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paolo S. Abbate papers
Paolo S. Abbate papers / Series 1: Paolo S. Abbate Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw968143ef5-84e8-454e-ba7a-559d69b1c39e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-abbapaol-ref9

Polly Salmon Account Book

Author:
Salmon, Polly (merchant)  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Account books
Place:
Boston (Mass.) -- 18th century
Date:
1785-1787
Summary:
This collection consists of one volume.
Scope and Contents:
Manuscript account book documenting payments to other individuals. 21 pp.; remainder blank. Money recorded in English currency.
Biographical / Historical:
Boston storekeeper.
Provenance:
Purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc., August 19, 1960.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Merchants -- 18th century -- Boston (Mass.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- 18th century
Account books -- 18th century
Citation:
Polly Salmon Account Book, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0040
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Polly Salmon Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e441e13d-fc85-4deb-b2c3-225c3a5c56d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0040
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Account Book

Collection Author:
Salmon, Polly (merchant)  Search this
Container:
Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1785 - 1787
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Polly Salmon Account Book, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Polly Salmon Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8595728c9-39ed-4723-9d9f-bc6c73be2bc3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0040-ref13

[Eleven selected pages from the Polly Salmon Account Book]

Collection Author:
Salmon, Polly (merchant)  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (Ink on paper., 15.9" x 5.6".)
Type:
Archival materials
Account books
Date:
1785 January 10 to 1788 February 16
Arrangement:
In small collections box, folder 3.
Local Numbers:
AC0040-0000001-01.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-02.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-03.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-04.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-05.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-06.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-07.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-08.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-09.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-10.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-11.tif (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Merchants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books
Collection Citation:
Polly Salmon Account Book, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Polly Salmon Account Book
Polly Salmon Account Book / Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8148ba887-0f12-4f94-878a-6622d84f0d37
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0040-ref515
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