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George L. K. Morris papers, 1916-1967

George L. K. Morris papers, 1916-1967

Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland), 1905-1975

Sculptor, Painter, Author, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft. (300 items on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Correspondence, articles, clippings, exhibition catalogs, photographs of works and one of Morris, and a scrapbook. Among the correspondents are Jean Arp, Frederick Dupee, Jean Helion, Geoffrey Hellman, Karl Knaths, Gaston Lachaise, Dwight Macdonald, Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson. [Photos on fr. 893 and 1001 are also filmed on reel 440, fr. 388-391, Photographs of Artists Collection I].

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, sculptor, designer and educator; New York, N.Y. Died 1975. Born New York City. Studied at Yale University, Arts Students League, Academie Moderne, Paris, France. Member of the Advisory Committee, Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Provenance

Donated 1968 by George L. K. Morris.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel D337 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

George L. K. Morris papers, 1916-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.