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Elie Nadelman papers, [ca. 1920]

Nadelman, Elie, 1882-1946

Collector, Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 158 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 155 drawings and sketches by Nadelman, two letters from S. Moudzain to Nadelman and one draft of a letter, possibly from Nadelman.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor and etcher; New York City. Nadelman was born in Warsaw, Poland.


The three letters were originally lent for filming by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities in 1981, along with the sketches. The letters were subsequently donated in July 1988. The materials were found in the Henry Sleeper House, "Beauport," in Gloucester, Mass., in 1980.

Language Note

Letters are in Polish.

Location of Originals

  • Sketches, reel 2103: Originals in the possession of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2103 available 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

Elie Nadelman papers, [ca. 1920]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.