Saul Baizerman papers, [ca. 1921-1963]

Baizerman, Saul L., b. 1889 d. 1957
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: ca. 3000 items (on 6 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Correspondence between Baizerman and his first wife Eugenie, a painter, while he was working in England and Russia, 1924-1925; correspondence with his second wife, Joan; writings, including poetry, plays, and stories that contain autobiographical references; notebooks; sketches; photos of Baizerman and his works of art; exhibition catalogues and announcements; published articles, clippings, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor (New York City)

Joan Hay Baizerman is Saul Baizerman's second wife. She lent these papers to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1964, and they were returned to her. Later, in 1971 she gave the collection to the AAA on a permanent basis, except that she withheld in her possession ca. 300 sketches and ca. 50 photographs from the original loan.

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