Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk circa 1920s-2003

White, Robert W. (Robert Winthrop), b. 1921 d. 2002
Educator, Sculptor
Active in St. James, N.Y.

Collection size: 8.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: The papers of New York sculptor and educator Robert White measure 8.4 linear feet and date from 1889-2003, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1920s-2003. Extensive correspondence chronicles Robert White's relationships with family and friends, and his professional activities spanning over a seventy year period. The collection also includes biographical material, project files, personal business records, notes and writings, artwork, printed material, artifacts, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Robert W. White (1921-2002) was a sculptor and educator from New York, N.Y. and St. James, N.Y.

The Robert W. White Papers were donated in 2003 by Claire Nicolas White, widow of Robert White.

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The Archives holds the Artists' Gallery records, 1936-1966 and the Russell Lynes papers, 1935-1986 that include photographs of Robert White. The images are available in digital format on the Archives of American Art website.