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Alexander Archipenko papers, 1904-1986, bulk, 1930-1964

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Series 7: Scrapbooks , 1910-1961
1.2 Linear feet
Boxes 22-25

Nine volumes, in rough chronological order, contain clippings (including some in Russian, German, Czech, and Japanese), exhibition announcements and catalogs, lecture notices, advertisements and brochures of the Archipenko Art School.
Also included are a small number of photographs and miscellaneous items. Of particular interest are: (No. 4) U.S. Patent Office brochure for patent 1,626,496 issued to Alexander Archipenko for his Method of Decorating Changeable Display Apparatus, April 26, 1927; (No. 5) photographs of Archipenko's 1927 Tokyo exhibition; (No. 6) installation photographs of exhibitions in Dresden (1921), Leipzig and Berlin (1922), Praha (1923), New York (1928), Chicago (1929), Santa Barbara and San Francisco (1931); also, Archipenko with students at Mills College (1933), and at Chicago Worlds Fair dinner (1933); (No. 7) bibliography (circa 1936), and Archipenko's hand prints; (No. 8) photographs of Moses and Archipenko at work on the sculpture; (No. 9) Golden Gate International Exposition certificate of appreciation; Archie Pen Co., Societe Anonyme, Inc., 1921; and Archipenko's "Message to the Artists for Victory," with letters received in response (1943).
A large number of printed items in the scrapbooks are also duplicated in Series 8: Printed Matter. "Magazines, Periodicals" (No. 3), contains the following items: Life, March 1, 1948; Arts and Architecture, July 1951; Norte Revista Continental, Octubre 1942; Antiques, June 1952; and Horizons: Ukrainian Monthly of Literature, Arts, amd Critics, May 1951 (in Ukrainian). An additional scrapbook concerning the Archipenko School of Art is a part of Series 5: Teaching.
Description Container Select
No. 1: "Archipenko", 1910-1927
22
No. 2, 1912-1923
22
No. 3: "Magazines, Periodicals", 1942-1952
22
No. 4, 1927-1961
23
No. 5, 1919-1930
24
No. 6, 1921-1934
23
No. 7: 1919-1938
25
No. 8: Moses, 1939
25
No. 9, 1937-1943
25

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