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Constantin Alajalov papers, [ca. 1940-1979]

Alajalov, Constantin, 1900-1987

Portrait painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 300 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Printed biographical information; letters, notes, and telegrams from various correspondents, including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Ogden Nash, and Leonard Bernstein; photographs of Alajalov with others, and photographs of his works; exhibition catalogs, invitations, and announcements; a manuscript and a published copy of CONVERSATION PIECES, a book about Alajalov by Janet Flanner; and magazine articles, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y.


Donated 1980 by Constantin Alajalov.

Related Materials

Constantin Alajalov papers also at Syracuse University.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2091 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

Constantin Alajalov papers, [ca. 1940-1979]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.