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José de Rivera papers, 1930-1991

De Rivera, José Ruiz, 1904-1985


Collection Information

Size: 5.6 linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor José de Rivera date from 1930 to 1991 and measure 5.6 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, letters, scattered personal business records, commission files, art work including four sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs. One of the commission files includes a motion picture film.

Biographical/Historical Note

José de Rivera (1904-1985) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y.


The José de Rivera papers were donated by the artist and the Grace Borgenicht Gallery in 1982. Additional material was donated by de Rivera's son, Joseph A. Ruiz II, in 1998.

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Location of Originals

  • Portions of reel N70-32: Originals returned to Jose de Rivera after microfilming.