Antonio Salemme papers, 1907-1965

Salemme, Antonio, b. 1892 d. 1995
Painter, Muralist, Sculptor, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 525 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: 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 Note: 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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