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Charles Seliger diaries, 1959-1987

Charles Seliger diaries, 1959-1987

Seliger, Charles, 1926-2009

Painter, Designer

Collection Information

Size: 79 v. (on 13 microfilm reels)

Summary: Diaries containing lengthy daily entries about Seliger's personal life and painting activities. Seliger discusses his relationships with other artists, in particular Mark Tobey.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Mt. Vernon, N.Y.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1973-1987 by Charles and Lenore Seliger, subsequently sold to The Morgan Library & Museum in 2004.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the possession of The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, N.Y.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 345-346; 581-583; 1343-1344; 2323-2324; 3472-3473; and 4202-4203 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

Charles Seliger diaries, 1959-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.