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Adelheid Lange Roosevelt papers, 1955-1959

Adelheid Lange Roosevelt papers, 1955-1959

Roosevelt, Adelheid Lange, 1878-1962

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 69 items (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Correspondence, photographs, and memoirs.

REEL 3471: Roosevelt's memoirs; correspondence between Leila Roosevelt Westley and the Childs Gallery, Boston, concerning the sale of work by Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Jacques Villon and Francis Picabia.

REEL 5284: Photographs of Roosevelt, her work, and a photograph of Francis Picabia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Abstract and cubist sculptor; Paris, France and New York, N.Y. Studied with Raymond Duchamp-Villon and Constantin Brancusi in Paris.

Provenance

Donated by Douglas Hyland, 1981 and 1983.

Location of Originals

  • Memoirs: Originals in the possession of Heidi Saffel, Roosevelt's granddaughter.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3471 and 5284 fr. 1153-1207 available for use 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

Adelheid Lange Roosevelt papers, 1955-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.