George Manuel Aarons papers, 1927-1981

Aarons, George Manuel, b. 1896 d. 1980
Sculptor
Active in Gloucester, Mass.

Collection size: 2.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: A curriculum vitae; diplomas; list of commissions executed, 1919-1937; correspondence with foundries and the Naples Art Gallery, Provincetown, Mass; several personal letters; foundry bills; photographs of Aarons, his home, his studio, and his work; and printed material; copyright documents; essays on art; financial data; files on the Boston Hebrew Congregation, the National Sculpture Society, the Gloucester Anniversary Medal, and the Savin Hillel House; ten signed pencil sketches of sculpture and reliefs submitted to Temple Israel, Boston, Mass. (43 x 35 cm. or smaller) of Moses, Isaiah, a menorah, and other subjects; five sketchooks, undated, containing pen and pencil studies for Temple Israel and some portrait sketches.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Gloucester, Mass.

Donated 1978-1979 by Aaron's widow, Gertrude (d. 1989), and in 1991 by Gertrude's sister, Mrs. Spartaco Monello, who received the papers from her sister's estate.

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