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Anthony de Francisci papers, 1904-1965

Anthony de Francisci papers, 1904-1965

De Francisci, Anthony, 1887-1964

Art teacher, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 2.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence; notes; a scrapbook; sketches; photographs; announcements; and clippings.

REEL 37: Letters and telegrams, and cards of condolence to De Francisci's widow Theresa after his death, from Robert Weinman, Pietro Montana, Anthony Cirino, Max Kuehne, Donald DeLue and others. Also included is one letter, Sept. 1, 1954, from de Francisci to his daughter. Photographs, 1907-1964, show de Francisci with his Cooper Union graduating class, at work and with friends; clippings; announcements; and resumes.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; notes; a scrapbook; sketches; and photographs of works of art. Correspondents include Daniel Chester French, Adolph Weinman, Paul Manship, Pietro Montana, and Chaim Gross.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; New York, N.Y. and Rockport, Massachusetts.


Material on reel 37 donated 1971 by Theresa De Francisci, widow of De Francisci. One letter dated Sept. 1, 1954 was returned to De Francisci at her request. Unmicrofilmed material was transferred from the National Collection of Fine Arts, 1979.

Location of Originals

  • Letter Sept. 1, 1954: Original returned to Theresa De Francisci after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 37 available 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

Anthony de Francisci papers, 1904-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.