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Louis Goodman papers, 1929-1975

Goodman, Louis, 1905-1973

Assemblage artist


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: A biographical sketch; lists of exhibitions; a Westwood Art Association certificate of merit, 1965; a ribbon for second place in the 9th Annual Art Festival, Perris, California; correspondence concerning the development of inventions, undated and 1932-1939; an illustrated letter, October 1972; Marsha Goodman's address book; a notebook about the activities of the American Rocket Society, 1932-1939; notes on inventions, 1935-1936; writings by Goodman;
honorable discharge papers, 1942; legal records for the Goodman family and concerning inventions, 1931-1972; receipts, invoices for medical expenses, and price lists for works of art, 1957-1972; income tax returns, 1942-1964; art works, including eleven drawings, one of a rocket, undated and 1929-1937; clippings, 1941-1973; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1965-1975; calling cards; miscellaneous printed material; and photographs of Goodman, his family and friends, and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Assemblage artist, and inventor; New York, N.Y. and Los Angeles, California.


Donated 1976 by Hal Glicksman, relationship to Goodman unclear.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 3990 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

Louis Goodman papers, 1929-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.