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Albert Bernasconi papers, 1898-1973

Bernasconi, Albert, 1888-



Collection Information

Size: 37 Items

Summary: A degree certificate in Architectural Ornamentation from Scuola D'Arte Viggiu, 1906; letters, 1972, from Bernasconi and his wife to the Mayor of San Francisco regarding a reception given in honor of Bernasconi's work on City Hall; 2 letters, 1972, from the Oakland Museum requesting information on Bernasconi's work; 5 letters, 1972-1973, regarding Bernasconi's participation in the building and the landscaping of the Hearst castle;
a notebook containing reports on marble quarries in Calaveras County, California and miscellany; a sketchbook, 1898; clippings; picture postcards; photographs, ca. 1915-1970, of Bernasconi, his family, his studio, and works of art; and an album, ca. 1906, containing 178 photographs of works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor and master stonecutter (Redwood City, Calif.)


Donated 1974 by Albert Bernasconi.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3887 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

Albert Bernasconi papers, 1898-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.