Scope and Contents
The papers of sculptor and design teacher Costantino Nivola measure 2.1 linear feet and 12.18 GB and date from circa 1938 to 2009, bulk 1950 to 1980. The papers document Nivola's career in Italy and New York through biographical material, correspondence, writings, professional activities, project files, printed material, photographs, and audio-visual recordings in digital format.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Costantino Nivola papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1979 and 1980 by Costantino Nivola and in 2012 by Claire and Pietro Nivola, Nivola's children.
Reproductions of a portion of the collection are available at Costantino Nivola Museum, Sardinia, Italy.
The collection received a preliminary level of arrangement after donation and was partially microfilmed on reels 4282-4283. The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Rihoko Ueno in 2020. Born-digital materials were processed by Kirsi Ritosalmi-Kisner in 2020 with funding provided by Smithsonian Collection Care and Preservation Fund.