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Joseph J. Greenberg papers, 1939-1989

Greenberg, Joseph J., 1915-1991

Woodworker, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.5 Linear feet, (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Two albums containing photographs of Greenberg's sculptures; loose photographs of Greenberg, his works, and exhibitions such as the Third International [Sculpture] Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949; a group photograph of artists on the main staircase of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; clippings, 1939-1986; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1962-1989; brochures and programs, 1959-1963; and a scrapbook, 1940-1984, containing 11 letters primarily announcing his acceptance into exhibitions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, 2 award certificates, and 2 resumes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, wood-carver; Philadelphia, Pa.


Donated 1991 by Sheila Greenberg, Joseph's widow, except for the photograph albums which were lent for microfilming. Collected and microfilmed as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Photograph albums: Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Sheila Greenberg, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4566 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

Joseph J. Greenberg papers, 1939-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.