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Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970

Kyle, Charles T.



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.


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

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Charles T. Kyle after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1038 and 1321 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.