Sal Sirugo papers, 1936-1976

Sirugo, Sal, b. 1920
Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.6 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence; personal documents; tax returns; grant applications; applications for public housing; exhibition catalogs; clippings; 34 personal photographs and 17 photographs of Sirugo's paintings. Correspondence concerns housing difficulties, economic problems, arrangements for exhibitions, Sirugo's art work, and friendships. Among the correspondents are Mal Thomas, Andrew Morgan, Warren Brandt, Gladys Ishikawa, and Sidney Geist. Virginia McCall, Sirugo's art teacher during his convalescence, writes about art as occupational therapy for disabled veterans.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1977 by Salvatore Sirugo.

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