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A. Alfred Taubman papers, 1964-1972

Taubman, A. Alfred, 1924-2015

Collector, Businessperson, Philanthropist


Collection Information

Size: 41 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 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.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collector; Southfield, Mich. Founder of Taubman Co. Began collecting sculpture for his company.


Lent for microfilming 1976 by A. Alfred Taubman.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1159 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

A. Alfred Taubman papers, 1964-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.