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Joseph S. Trovato papers, [ca. 1945-1980]

Joseph S. Trovato papers, [ca. 1945-1980]

Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983

Painter, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 3.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on one reel)

Summary: Research material for the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory Show and other exhibitions curated by Trovato; correspondence; writings; sound and video recordings; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and museum administrator; Clinton, N.Y.


Material on reel 2018 lent for microfilming 1980 by Joseph S. Trovato, and all except exhibition catalogs subsequently donated 1981 and 1991 with unmicrofilmed material by Trovato's widow, Mrs. Ruth O. Trovato. [Official museum records of the 50th anniversary exhibition were also donated in 1965 and 1981 by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute and are described separately.] Additional material is expected including photographs of Trovato and his work, exhibition material, painting records, Edward Root research file, Munson-Williams-Proctor files, and printed material.

Location of Originals

  • Exhibition catalogs, reel 2018: Originals returned to Joseph Trovato after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2018 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

Joseph S. Trovato papers, [ca. 1945-1980]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.