Sidney Grossman papers, 1933-1981

Grossman, Sid (Sidney), b. 1915 d. 1955
Photographer, Author
Active in New York, N.Y.; Provincetown, Mass.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: A journal; writings; lists of photographs; photographs; and printed material.

REEL 2910: A journal, 1933; and two "literary papers" from 1934 titled NAIVETE for which Grossman was editor and contributor, often signing his pieces "El Cid".

REEL 3361: 2 press releases and a clipping, concerning an exhibition of Grossman's work; lists of photographs; photographs taken by Grossman, 1949-1954, of art-related activities in Provincetown, 1950-1952, of the Kootz Gallery, 1954, of Highfield, 1952, and of artists including: Seymour Lipton, Chaim Gross, Hans Hofmann, Ruth Reeves, Jack Hall, Bobbie and Dagmar Lilian, and Weegee.

Biographical/Historical Note: Photographer, writer; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass.

Material on reel 2910 lent for microfilming 1982 and material on reel 3361 donated 1985 by Grossman's widow, Miriam Cohen.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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    microfilm reel 3361 available for use through interlibrary loan.
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