Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970

Kyle, Charles T.
Active in New York, N.Y.

Calder, Alexander, b. 1898 d. 1976
Active in New York,N.Y.; Philadelphia,Pa.

Collection size: 33 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; and postcards.

REEL 1321: Ten postcards to Jack [Charles T.] Kyle. Three of them picture Calder's studio in Sache, France, but carry no message. The other seven picture Calder's sculpture and studio and bear brief notes, invitations, thanks, arrangments to meet.

REEL 1038: 23 letters, mostly between Calder and Jack Kyle regarding the displaying of Calder's works. Also included are a memo from Peter J. Leslie to John J. Carlos discussing damage to a Calder moblie and a letter from Klaus Perls (of Perls Galleries, New York City) to Kyle relating to a mobile by Calder at Kennedy International Airport.

Lent for microfilming 1975-1977 by Charles T. Kyle.

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