Kahlil Gibran papers, 1949-1971

Gibran, Kahlil, b. 1922 d. 2008
Painter, Sculptor, Inventor, Writer
Active in Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: A scrapbook, printed material, photographs, writings, and biographical material.

REEL 374: A scrapbook, 1949-1965, contains biographical material, awards, clippings, exhibition material, and photographs of Gibran's sculpture.

UNMICROFILMED: 18 items, 1962-1971, include one written paper, catalogs, publications, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Boston, Massachusetts. Main medium is steel. Received the George Widener Medal, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1958; John S. Guggenheim Fellowship, 1959-61; National Institute of Arts and Letters Award, 1961. Member of the National Sculpture Society.

Material was both lent and donated by Kahlil George Gibran, April 1972.

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