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Arthur Polonsky papers, 1944-1972

Polonsky, Arthur, 1925-

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Letters; photographs; sketches; a resume; exhibition material; exhibit catalogs; announcements; clippings; and printed material.
REEL 374: A resume; 44 letters, 1948-1971, dealing with exhibits, sales, illustrations and awards; 23 photographs of Polonsky and his work; sketches; exhibition material; clippings and miscellaneous printed material.
UNMICROFILMED: Exhibition catalogs, announcements and invitations, 1959-1971.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; Newtonville, Massachusetts. Born in 1925.


Material on reel 374 lent for microfilming 1972 by Arthur Polonsky; he donated unmicrofilmed material 1972.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 374: Originals returned to Arthur Polonsky after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 374 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

Arthur Polonsky papers, 1944-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.