Constantin Alajalov papers, [ca. 1940-1979]

Alajalov, Constantin, b. 1900 d. 1987
Illustrator, Portrait painter
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 300 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Printed biographical information; letters, notes, and telegrams from various correspondents, including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Ogden Nash, and Leonard Bernstein; photographs of Alajalov with others, and photographs of his works; exhibition catalogs, invitations, and announcements; a manuscript and a published copy of CONVERSATION PIECES, a book about Alajalov by Janet Flanner; and magazine articles, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1980 by Constantin Alajalov.

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Constantin Alajalov papers also at Syracuse University.