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Abbott Pattison papers, 1940-1977

Pattison, Abbott Lawrence, 1916-1999

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.8 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence, sketches, photographs and printed material.
Unmicrofilmed material: Exhibition catalogs, brochures, clippings, articles, and one letter.
Reel 1234: Correspondence concerning sculpture commissions; sketches; price lists; catalogs; announcements, clippings, and similar printed material; photographs of Pattison's family and work; and miscellaneous personal documents.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, painter; Chicago and Winnetka, Ill. Taught at the Chicago Institute of Art. Was artist in residence at University of Illinois.


Unmicrofilmed material donated by Pattison, June 1976. Material on reel 1234 was lent for microfilming by Pattison July 1977.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 1234: Originals returned to Abbott Pattison after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1234 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Abbott Pattison papers, 1940-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.