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John S. Monagan papers regarding Naum Gabo, 1969-1982

Monagan, John S., b. 1911
Lawyer, Politician
Active in Washington, D.C.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence with Miriam Gabo and others regarding Naum Gabo, his sculpture, and exhibitions, 1966-1991; notes by Monagan from a meeting with the Gabos', March 19, 1971; newspaper clippings, (includes obituaries) 1968, 1977; and 33 photographs, all taken by Monagan, includes: 16 b&w photos of Naum, Miriam, and daughter Nina Gabo, Charles and Michael Monagan, and Gabo's sculpture, 1969; and 15 color photos of Gabo's residence, studio, and his works, 1975, 1982.

Biographical/Historical Note: Monagan: an attorney, a member of Congress from Connecticut. He was a friend of sculptor Naum Gabo. Gabo was born in in Briansk, Russia in 1890 and died 1977.

Donated 1983 and 1994 by John S. Monagan.

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