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Arcangelo Cascieri papers, 1902-1982

Arcangelo Cascieri papers, 1902-1982

Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997

Sculptor, Architect, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 3.0 linear ft.

2 rolled docs.

Summary: The majority of the collection consists of project files, ca. 1932-1981, containing correspondence, sketches and printed material from Cascieri's many commissions of church sculptures. Also found are Cascieri's pencil studies as a student, ca. 1930's, sketches from his projects, and miscellaneous drawings.

The remainder consists of a resume, ca. 1970, general correspondence, ca. 1935-1982, legal papers, 1977, clippings, ca. 1930's-1980's,and printed material, ca. 1952-1967 and undated. Several association files containing annual reports, minutes of meetings, scattered correspondence, printed material and miscellany are found for Boston Architectural Center, 1935-1969, American Institute of Architects, ca. 1962-1969, Research and Design Institute, ca. 1966-1967, and Architectural League of New York, ca. 1966-1967. Also found are files on Cascieri's talks and lectures, ca. 1961-1981; a file on architect John F. Alter, 1955-1973; writings about Cascieri; and photographs of works of art and architecture, ca. 1920's, 1942 and undated.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, educator and administrator at the Boston Architectural Center (BAC); Boston, Mass. Cascieri died Jan. 14, 1997.

Provenance

Donated 1980-1982 by Arcangelo Cascieri.

Location of Originals

  • 3 sculpture studies: Originals retained by donor.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Arcangelo Cascieri papers, 1902-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.