Adolph Block papers, 1921-1971

Block, Adolph, b. 1906 d. 1978
Sculptor, Art teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: ca. 300 items (on 4 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, including telegrams to his wife, letters about arrangements for ornamentation of buildings, acknowledgments from several senators for material Block sent as president of the National Sculpture Society, letters to his parents in 1920s, later correspondence regarding his official work for the Architectural League of New York, Allied Artists of America, Inc., and the National Sculpture Society. Also included are photographs of Block and his wife, Tilda; printed material; memorabilia; and a draft of his article "Sculpture to Live With."

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor and instructor; New York, N.Y.

Lent/donated 1971 by Adolph Block.

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