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Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970

Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970

Kyle, Charles T.

Lithographer

Collection Information

Size: 33 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; and postcards.

REEL 1321: Ten postcards to Jack [Charles T.] Kyle. Three of them picture Calder's studio in Sache, France, but carry no message. The other seven picture Calder's sculpture and studio and bear brief notes, invitations, thanks, arrangments to meet.

REEL 1038: 23 letters, mostly between Calder and Jack Kyle regarding the displaying of Calder's works. Also included are a memo from Peter J. Leslie to John J. Carlos discussing damage to a Calder moblie and a letter from Klaus Perls (of Perls Galleries, New York City) to Kyle relating to a mobile by Calder at Kennedy International Airport.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1975-1977 by Charles T. Kyle.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Charles T. Kyle after microfilming.

Microfilm reels 1038 and 1321 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.