Size: 14 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)
Summary: The A. Alfred Taubman papers measure 14.0 linear feet and date from circa 1964-2014. The majority of the collection documents Taubman's extensive art collection, which included works from many different time periods of European and American Art. The collection includes files for each individual work, including works donated or sold at various points. Files include correspondence, sales invoices and receipts, shipping documents, framing and conservation documents, loan agreements, printed materials, and photographic materials.
Additional material lent for microfilming on reel 1159 in 1976 includes subject files on ten sculptors from whom Taubman purchased sculpture for his company the Taubman Co. Files contain photographs of the artists' works; letters; a sketch; and four exhibition catalogs. Artists include Michelangelo Buonarrotti, Robert Cook, Aaronel de Roy Gruber, David Hayes, Milton Hebald, Wolf Kahn, Joseph Anthony McDonnell, M. Antoine Poncet, Paul von Ringelheim, and Francois Stahly.