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Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004

Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004

Baum, Don, 1922-2008

Curator, Sculptor, Assemblage artist, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 6.0 linear feet

Summary: Files on artwork by Baum, exhibition and loan files, photographs of artwork by others, personal correspondence, and an audio recording.

Biographical/Historical Note

Don Baum (1922-2008) was a sculptor, assemblage artist, and curator in Chicago, Ill. Baum was considered part of the Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists.


Donated 1995 by Don Baum and in 2009 by Maria Baum, Don Baum's daughter.

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

Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.