Joseph J. Greenberg papers, 1939-1989

Greenberg, Joseph J., b. 1915 d. 1991
Sculptor, Woodworker
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 0.5 linear ft. (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two albums containing photographs of Greenberg's sculptures; loose photographs of Greenberg, his works, and exhibitions such as the Third International [Sculpture] Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949; a group photograph of artists on the main staircase of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; clippings, 1939-1986; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1962-1989; brochures and programs, 1959-1963; and a scrapbook, 1940-1984, containing 11 letters primarily announcing his acceptance into exhibitions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, 2 award certificates, and 2 resumes.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, wood-carver; Philadelphia, Pa.

Donated 1991 by Sheila Greenberg, Joseph's widow, except for the photograph albums which were lent for microfilming. Collected and microfilmed as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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