José de Rivera papers, 1930-1991

De Rivera, JosÔe Ruiz, b. 1904 d. 1985

Collection size: 5.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: The papers of sculptor José de Rivera date from 1930 to 1991 and measure 5.3 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, letters, scattered personal business records, commission files, art work including four sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs. One of the commission files includes a motion picture film.

Biographical/Historical Note: José de Rivera (1904-1985) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. Born West Baton Rouge, La.

The José de Rivera papers were donated by the artist and the Grace Borgenicht Gallery in 1982. Additional material was donated by de Rivera's son, Joseph A. Ruiz II, in 1998.

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In 1970, JosÔe de Rivera loaned some papers for microfilming on reel N70-32. These materials are not described in the container listing of the finding aid.