Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander), b. 1870 d. 1952
Active in New York, N.Y.
The papers of Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander) Weinman in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2005 from 9 reels of microfilm, totaling 12,122 images.
Funding for the digitization of the microfilm of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Collection size: 10.1 linear ft.
Collection Summary: The papers of American sculptor Adolph Weinman measure 10.1 linear feet and date from 1890 to 1959. Found within the collection are scattered biographical materials; project files for Weinman's sculpture and commissions; correspondence with colleagues, friends and family, and letterpress books containing copies of letters concerning specific sculpture commissions; a substantial body of files concerning Weinman's membership in the National Sculpture Society and the National Academy of Design; records concerning works of art held by dealers and in exhibitions and other miscellaneous financial materials; notes and a notebook; writings and speeches by Weinman; sketches and sketchbooks; printed materials; photographs and glass negatives. This material not only reflects the diversity of projects executed by this prolific sculptor, but illustrates the process of creation for many of his more important works.
Biographical/Historical Note: Adolph Weinman (1870-1952) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y.
The Adolph A. Weinman papers were donated by Weinman's sons, Howard K. Weinman in 1972, and Robert A. Weinman in 1976.
The microfilm for the collection was digitized in 2006-2007 as part of the Terra Foundation for American Art Digitization Grant.
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