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George Julian Zolnay papers, 1899-1992

George Julian Zolnay papers, 1899-1992

Zolnay, George Julian, 1862 or 3-1949

Art teacher, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 1.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: REEL 494: Memoirs (212 p. typescript), written in 1929 for his daughter. Zolnay writes of his youth, studying sculpture in Vienna, living and working in Chicago, New York City, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. impressions of Rodin, travels in Europe, and other reflections.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor and teacher; New York, N.Y., St.Louis, Mo. and Washington, D.C. Born in Hungary, he came to the United States in 1892. Taught at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts.


Donated by Mrs. Charles S. Dewey, Zolnay's daughter, 1973, and by Dewey's daughter, Virginia Wilcox, in 1991.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 494 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

George Julian Zolnay papers, 1899-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.