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Alfred Milton Duca papers, 1940-1997

Duca, Alfred Milton, 1920-1997

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 6.8 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel); 2.1 Linear feet, Addition

Summary: Correspondence; project files; lists; biographical material; photographs; and exhibition catalogs and announcements.
REEL 2027: Photographs of Duca at work, his studio, and his works of art.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; project files on the "Gloucester Experiment" and "Channel One" containing correspondence, reports, drawings, notes, printed material, and photographs; lists of collections, price lists, and lists of works of art; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; biographical material; and miscellany. Among the photographs are one of Jack Levine, one of Leonard Bernstein with Irving Fein, and one of Igor Stravinsky and his son, taken by John Brook, ca. 1950.
ADDITION: Biographical material, including vital documents; correspondence; writings; business records; exhibition materials; clippings; printed material; photographs of Duca, sculpture, and paintings; and most significantly, files on Duca's commissions and projects.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, sculptor; Annisquam, Massachusetts. Duca died Jan. 13, 1997.


Material on reel 2027 lent for microfilming 1980 by Alfred Duca; he donated the unmicrofilmed material in 1980. In 1998, an additional 2.4 ft. was donated 1998 by Veronique Duca, widow of Alfred Duca.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 2027: Originals returned to Alfred Duca after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2027 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

Alfred Milton Duca papers, 1940-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.