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Manuel Neri papers, 1940-1980

Neri, Manuel, 1930-



Collection Information

Size: 300 Items, on 3 microfilm reels

Summary: Correspondence, printed material, photographs, sketches, notes and financial material.
REELS 2290-2291: Biographical material; personal and business correspondence; bills, receipts and other financial material; 2 sketches; teaching notes; a grant proposal for "Sculpture Materials in their Environment"; printed material, minutes and reports on the Benecia Art Center in Benecia, California; 32 postcards collected by Neri; and photographs of Neri, his friends, family, models and sculpture.
REEL 3161: Two exhibition announcements for shows at the Six Gallery in San Francisco.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Benecia, California.


Material on reels 2290 & 2291 lent for microfilming by Neri through his agent, Anne Kohs, 1982. Material on reel 3161 was donated by Neri, 1977.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reels 2290 & 2291: Originals returned to the lender, Manuel Neri through his agent, Anne Kohs, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2290, 2291 and 3161 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

Manuel Neri papers, 1940-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.