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LeRoy Neiman papers, 1938-2005

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1938-2004, undated
(Boxes 1-3, 77; 3.3 linear feet)

This series contains information pertaining to Neiman's family, military service, education and teaching experience, and the major galleries and publishers that have represented him. The series also includes artist biographies, awards and distinctions and membership information.
The series is arranged as 3 subseries:
  • 1.1: General Biographical Material, 1938-2004, undated
  • 1.2: Representing Galleries and Publishers, circa 1970s-2003, undated
  • 1.3: Major Studies and Publications on LeRoy Neiman, 1990
1.1: General Biographical Material, 1938-2004, undated
This subseries contains information and paraphernalia regarding the artist's family, childhood, military, education and memberships, as well as artist biographies, awards, certificates, and identification. All correspondence from family members is included in this series. Files are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically.
Description Container
Artist Biographies
1
1
Awards
American Academy of Achievement Golden Plate Award, 1977
1
2
B'nai B'rith Bill Corum Awards "Sportsman of the Year" Award, 1981
1
3
Boxing Writers Association Marvin Kohn "Good Guy Award,", 1996
1
4
Lonsdale International Sporting Club Honoree, 1996
1
5
American Sportscasters Association Humanitarian Award, 1998
1
6
Ellis Island Medal of Honor, 2004
1
7
Inductions, undated
1
8
Citations and Miscellaneous Prizes, undated
1
9
Honorary Degrees and Academic Honors
Art Institute of Boston, Honorary Diploma, 1975
1
10
Franklin Pierce College, Honorary Doctorate, 1976
1
11
St. John's University, Honorary Doctorate, 1980
1
12
St. John's University, Gold Medal of Honor, 1985
1
13
Iona College, Honorary Doctorate, 1985
1
14
Hofstra University, Honorary Doctorate, 1997
1
15
St. Francis University, Honorary Doctorate, 1998
1
16
St. Bonaventure University, Honorary Doctorate, 1999
1
17
Collectors
1
18
Education and Teaching
Art Institute of Chicago, 1950s
1
19
Art Institute of Chicago, after 1959
1
20
Miscellaneous, undated
1
21
Family
Lydia Hoelscher, Earl Neiman, and Ollie Serline, undated
1
22
Janet Byrne Neiman, undated
1
23
Lynn Quayle, Assistant, 1982
1
24
Military Service, WWII
Miscellaneous Materials, undated
1
25
Issues of Company 3703's Monthly Magazine, Baptism Blade, 1938-1939
1
26
The New York Friars Club, 1977-1986
2
1
The New York Friars Club, 1987-1989
2
2
The New York Friars Club, 1990s-2000s
2
3
Residence - Hotel des Artistes, 1 West 67th Street, New York, NY, undated
2
4
Who's Who
Marquis correspondence, 1970s-1980s
2
5
Marquis correspondence, 1990s-2000s
2
6
Miscellaneous VIP Biographical Directories, undated
2
7
Writings and Notes
2
8
Oversized materials relating to biographical subjects
77
1.2: Representing Galleries and Publishers, circa 1970s-2003, undated
This subseries contains information on the primary galleries and publishers representing Neiman throughout his career. Biographical information concerning Hammer Galleries and Knoedler & Co. includes information and articles about the Hammer family and Maury Leibowitz, the proprietors of Knoedler & Co. For more information on the artist's primary representing galleries and publishers, please see Appendix B, which gives a detailed history of these matters. Please note that files on specific exhibitions at these galleries are filed among the chronological project files of Series 3.1 and the dated files of Series 4.1 and are listed in the Index under "exhibitions".
Description Container
Felicie, Inc.
Advertising
2
9
Correspondence
2
10
FKH Editions, Inc. and Hammer Galleries, 1973-1975
2
11
Lawsuit Against Felicie, Inc., Correspondence and Legal Documents, 1977
2
12-13
Hammer Galleries and Knoedler & Co.
Biographical Information
2
14
Advertising, Hammer Galleries Ads (not specifically serigraph related)
2
15
Advertising, Serigraph Release Ads, 1975-1990s
2
16-18
Advertising, Serigraph Release Ads in Art Magazines
2
19
Advertising, Serigraph Catalogs and Ad Fliers
2
20
Appraisal Documents and Price lists
3
1
Contracts and Receipts
3
2
Correspondence and Lists
3
3
Press
3
4
Bowles Galleries
Auction Catalogs
3
5
Correspondence, 1970s
3
6
Correspondence, 1980-1988
3
7
Correspondence, 1989-1990
3
8
Correspondence, 1991-1992
3
9
Correspondence, 1993-1994
3
10
Correspondence, 1995-1996
3
11
Correspondence, 1997-2003
3
12
1.3: Major Studies and Publications on LeRoy Neiman, 1990
Description Container
A Sociological Study of the Artist LeRoy Neiman, and 1000 Neiman Collectors by David Halle and Louis Mirrer, 1990
3
13

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