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Alexander Liberman papers, circa 1912-2003

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1944-1997
4 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-5, 56, OV 65

Personal and professional correspondence consists of letters, memos, and telegrams to and from Liberman and his friends, family, colleagues, including artists and photographers, galleries, museums, magazines, and clients. Correspondents include Adam Aronson, Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Burt Chernow, Helen Frankenthaler, Anne d' Harnononcourt, Dongwoo Development Co., Francine Gray (née du Plessix), House and Garden Magazine, Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Beatrix Miller of French
Vogue
, Robert Motherwell, Henriette Pascar, Peter Schub, South Bay Construction and Development Co., Viking Press, and many others. Associated documentation such as clippings, photographic materials, reports, invoices, shipping forms, architectural drawings, and notes are often interfiled with the correspondence. Topics covered include commissions, exhibitions, negotiations with contractors, publication of photographs from Liberman's collection, and information requests concerning Liberman or his areas of expertise. Several folders contain exchanges written in French.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by name. Some general miscellaneous correspondence is filed at the end of the series. Additional correspondence is found in Series 6: Subject Files.
Description Container Select
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, 1963-1970
1
35
Adler, Renata, 1985
1
36
Aetna, 1982
1
37
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1968-1988
1
38
Angelo, Emidio, 1983
1
39
Architectural Forum, 1963-1973
1
40
Arnold, Mrs. Anna Bing, 1974-1975
1
41
Aronson, Adam, 1971-1984
1
42-43
Art Center College of Design, 1985
1
44
Art Forum
, 1986
2
1
Art in America
, 1964-1969
2
2
Art Institute of Chicago, 1970, 1988
2
3
Art Investors International, 1984
2
4
Art Now
, 1968-1969
2
5
Art Options, Inc., 1984-1987
2
6
Arthaud, B. of Editions Arthaud, 1961-1970
2
7
Artists, Various, 1952-1995
2
8
Arts Council, London, 1985
2
9
Avedon, Richard, 1985-1989
2
10
A, Miscellaneous, 1967-1982, 1993
2
11
Barist, Walter of General Adjustment Bureau, 1971-1972
2
12
Beaton, Cecil, 1966-1973
2
13
Benenson, Charles of Benenson Realty, 1978-1980, 1991
2
14
Berman, Philip, 1986-1992
2
15
Bernier, Mme Rosamond, 1970-1973
2
16
Blake, Peter, 1962
Oversized material housed in OV 65
2
17
Bonheur, Gaston of Paris Match, 1961
2
18
Bonhomme, Pierre of Mission du Patrimoine Photographique, 1993
2
19
Brandeis University, 1967-1972
2
20
Brooke Alexander, Inc., Print Sales, 1968-1972
2
21
Brui, William, 1986
2
22
Buffalo Tank Division, Bethlehem Steel Corp., 1974-1975
2
23
B, Miscellaneous, 1965-1991
2
24
California, University of, Berkeley Campus, 1967-1971
2
25
Campbell, Lawrence, 1963-1988
2
26
Carnival Corporation, 1994
2
27
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1965-1970
2
28
Chernow, Burt, 1968-1969
2
29
College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 1978-1979
2
30
Connecticut College, Offer of Honorary Degree, 1989
2
31
Crow, Elizabeth of
Mademoiselle Magazine
, 1993-1994
2
32
C, Miscellaneous, 1967-1988
2
33
Dali, Salvador, 1945-circa 1950
2
34
Damase, M. Jacques & Rene, Denise, 1963-1965
2
35
Dayton Art Institute, 1975-1977
2
36
de Croisset, Charles & Ethel, 1962-1971, 1982
2
37
de Givenchy, Hubert, 1966-1973
2
38
Delano Studios, 1964-1966
2
39
Denison University, Smith, Joel & Rosen, Steven, 1973
2
40
de Rosnay, Arnaud, Diamond Project, 1968-1971
2
41
de Rothschild, Baronne Alain, 1974, 1984
2
42
d'Harnoncourt, Anne, 1967-1970
2
43
Diamond, Harold, 1974-1977
2
44
Dior, Christian, 1974
2
45
Dobkin, Barbara & Eric, and Brown, Alan, 1992
2
46
Dodie/Edward Steichen, 1959
2
47
Dongwoo Dev. Co. Korea, "Vice Versa" Sculpture, 1991
2
48
Dongwoo Dev. Co. Korea, "Vice Versa" Sculpture, Eunna Chung of Unna Gallery, 1990-1991
2
49
Dongwoo Dev. Co. Korea, "Vice Versa" Sculpture, Incoming Correspondence, 1991
2
50
Dongwoo Dev. Co. Korea, "Vice Versa" Sculpture, Outgoing Correspondence, 1991
2
51
Dongwoo Dev. Co. Korea, "Vice Versa" Sculpture, Tallix Morris Singer, 1991
2
52
Donhoff, Dr. Marion Grafin, 1986
2
53
D, Miscellaneous, 1967-circa 1991
2
54
Estelle Dodge Associates, 1965-1982
2
55
Evans, Harold, 1985-1987, 1993
2
56
E, Miscellaneous, 1969-1982
2
57
Fahey/Klein Gallery, 1995
2
58
Farley, Marilyn of General Services Administration, 1987
2
59
Finch College, 1964, 1970
2
60
Florida Realty, 1985-1986
2
61
Folio Publishing, Publishing Hall of Fame, 1986
2
62
Fusco, Lynn, 1989
2
63
F, Miscellaneous, 1961-1992
3
1
Galerie Denise Rene, 1964, 1975
3
2
Galliher, John, 1974
3
3
Goulandris, Maria, 1967
3
4
Gray, Francine du Plessix, 1947, 1955, 1981-1988
3
5
Gray, Thaddeus (grandson), Postcard & Artwork, circa 1960s-1990s
3
6
Green, Samuel Adams, Copied to, 1971-1974
3
7
Greenburg Gallery, 1979-1981
3
8
Gregory, Alexis, 1974, 1984
3
9
Guggenheim Museum, 1954-1983
3
10
Gumley-Haft, Inc., re Apartment 870 United Nations Plaza, 1994
Oversized material housed in OV 65
3
11
G, Miscellaneous, 1963-1990
3
12
Hally, Jill R. re Anaheim City Center, 1985
3
13
Hampton Day School, 1969-1970
3
14
Harcus-Krakow Gallery, 1977-1979
3
15
Hokin Gallery, 1981-1991
3
16
Hornick, Mr. & Mrs. Morton J., 1970-1971
3
17
Horst, Horst P., 1990-1992
3
18
House & Garden
, 1980-1995
3
19
House & Garden,
Flower Paintings, 1944
3
20
House & Garden,
Robert Harling, 1990-1991
3
21
H, Miscellaneous, 1967-1990
3
22
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 1969
3
23
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1956-1961
3
24
International Center of Photography, 1987-1990
3
25
Italian
Vogue
, 1970-1994
3
26
I, Miscellaneous, 1968-1989
3
27
Jewish Museum, The, 1964-1969
3
28
J, Miscellaneous, 1963-1995
3
29
Kasper, Edward, 1987
3
30
Kooperman, Steve of S.W. Kooperman, Inc., 1974
3
31
Kupka, Frantisek & Eugenie, 1951-1975
3
32
K, Miscellaneous, 1954-1977
3
33
Lambert, Mr. & Mrs. J.O., 1968
3
34
Lang, George, 1974
3
35
Lapadula & Villani, Inc., Engineered Transportation, 1971-1972
3
36
Lartigue, Jacques Henri, 1983-1989
3
37
Laumeier International Sculpture Park, 1982
3
38
Layman, William & Sons, 1972, 1980-1990
3
39
Lippincott, Inc., 1971-1980
3
40
London Sunday Times
, 1965-1969
3
41
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1966-1978
3
42
Los, Mila re Modern Russian Art, 1990
3
43
L, Miscellaneous, 1968-1980
3
44
Margulies, Martin of Grove Isle, 1979-1980
3
45
McLaughlin-Gill, Frances, 1946, 1992
Oversized material housed in Box 56, Folder 2
3
46
Messinesi, Despina of
Vogue
, 1971-1983
3
47
Metzner, Sheila, circa 1980-1985
3
48
Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, 1988
3
49
Miller, Beatrix of British
Vogue
, 1971-1981
3
50
Mitchell, Pat, 1992
3
51
Mohrt, Francoise of French
Vogue
, 1976, 1983
3
52
Motherwell, Robert & Frankenthaler, Helen, 1965-1987
3
53
Muir, Robin of British
Vogue
re John Deakin, 1952, 1995
3
54
Musee Picasso, 1990
3
55
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1970-1983, 1991
3
56
M, Miscellaneous, 1972-1996
3
57
National Museum of American Art, 1985-1992
3
58
Neiman-Marcus, 1976-1978
3
59
Newman, Mr. & Mrs. Barnett, 1956-1968
3
60
Newton, Helmut, 1960-1990
3
61
N, Miscellaneous, 1978-1996
3
62
Ogilvy, David, Apology by
Adam
Magazine, 1964
3
63
O, Miscellaneous, 1966-1975
3
64
Parkinson, Norman of Maison & Jardin, 1970-1971
3
65
Pascar, Henriette (mother), circa 1940-circa 1979
3
66
Pascar, Henriette (mother), circa 1940-circa 1979
4
1-6
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1967-1968
4
7
P, Miscellaneous, 1965-1981, 1993
4
8
Reynolds Metals Company, R.S. Reynolds Memorial Award Sculpture "Torque", 1967-1968
4
9
Rose, Barbara, 1985-1986
4
10
Rosenman Colin Kaye Petschek & Freund, 1961-1968
4
11
Russell, John, 1965-1988
4
12
R, Miscellaneous, 1962-1989
4
13
Sacks, Larry of Sabin, Bermant & Gould, 1994-1995
4
14
Schlumberger, Mme. Pierre, 1966-1971
4
15
Schub, Peter, 1963-1988
4
16-17
Sisman Design/Productions, Film, 1994-1995
4
18
Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, 1967-1978
4
19
South Bay Construction and Development Co., 1986-1989
4
20
Space Agency, The, 1969
4
21
St. Laurent, Yves, 1966
4
22
State University of New York, 1970-1975
4
23
Stern, Mrs. Edgar B., 1968-1969
4
24
Studio International, 1969-1970
4
25
S, Miscellaneous, 1990-1991
4
26
Taft Partners Dev. Group, Grand Bay Hotel, New York, 1987
4
27
Tate Gallery, London, 1974, 1965
4
28
Tel Aviv Museum, 1971, 1988-1989
4
29
Thaw, Eugene, 1968-1972
4
30
Tooth, Arthur & Sons Ltd., 1960-1964
4
31
Train, Susan, 1990-1993
4
32
Travelodge at U.S.F., 1973
4
33
Treadwell Corporation, 1968-1974
4
34
T, Miscellaneous, 1967-1991
4
35
Uht, Carol K., Curator of Nelson Rockefeller Collection, 1966-1973
4
36
Universal Ltd. Art Editions, 1971, 1981-1990
4
37
U, Miscellaneous, 1969-1994
4
38
Valentino, 1970
4
39
Viking Press, The, 1960-1972
4
40
Vitali, Lamberto, 1960
4
41
V, Miscellaneous, 1972-1993
4
42
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1963-1973
4
43
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1979-1982
4
44
Warren Cemetery Assoc., 1985
4
45
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1964-1983
4
46
Wilks, Harry of Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, 1992-1997
Oversized material housed in OV 65
4
47
W-L/Roland Grove Assocs. for Grand Bay Hotel, Miami, 1982-1984
5
1
W.T.C. International Inc., Keating Fine Arts Division, 1968-1978
5
2
Wylie, Aiken & Stone, 1990-1996
5
3-4
W, Miscellaneous, 1964-1991
5
5
X-Y-Z, Miscellaneous, 1975-1979
5
6
Yale University, 1962-1981
5
7
Zilkha, Ezra & Cecile, 1973
5
8
Zohn, Patricia, Channel Thirteen's Picasso Project, 1979
5
9
Miscellaneous, 1953-1985
Oversized material housed in Box 56, Folder 2
5
10
Miscellaneous, 1990-1994
5
11
Miscellaneous, Letters in French, Photocopies, circa 1970-1980
5
12
Miscellaneous, Personal, 1947-1995
5
13-16
Congratulatory Letters, 1994-1995
5
17
Replies to Solicitations, 1990-1996
5
18
Testimonial Letters, 1987-1996
5
19
Oversized items from Blake, Peter, Box 2, Folder 17, 1962
OV 65
Oversized items from Gumley-Haft, Inc., re Apartment 870 United Nations Plaza, Box 3, Folder 11, 1994
OV 65
Oversized items from McLaughlin-Gill, Frances, Box 3, Folder 46, 1946, 1992
56
2
Oversized items from Wilks, Harry of Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Box 4, Folder 47, 1992-1997
OV 65
Oversized items from Miscellaneous, Box 5, Folder 10, 1953-1985
56
2

Make a Request

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