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Mark di Suvero and di Suvero family papers, 1934-2005

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A Finding Aid to the Mark di Suvero and di Suvero Family Papers,
1934-2005
, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Jean Fitzgerald
Scope and Content Note
The collection measures 6.7 linear feet (including sealed portions of the collection), dates from 1934 to 2005, and documents the career of sculptor Mark di Suvero and the importance of his family relationships. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters to and from di Suvero family members; scattered writings by di Suvero and Marie Louise Martignoni di Suvero, the artist's sister, about Mark di Suvero; drawings; a file on the Socrates Sculpture Park; a file on artist Helen Lessick, a friend of Mark di Suvero; exhibition files; printed material; photographs of the artist, artwork, and members of the di Suvero family; audio and video recordings of interviews with di Suvero; and promotional Tee Shirts. 57 folders of Mark di Suvero's letters to his brother Henry are sealed, as are 3 folders of letters to his sister Marie Louise Martignoni di Suvero. Also sealed are a typescript for a book by di Suvero, a play script by Henry di Suvero, and family photographs, per the donor's request. All series contain annotations by the donor, Marie Louise Martignoni di Suvero.
Language
English
Provenance
The Mark di Suvero and di Suvero family papers were donated in 2004 and 2005 by Marie Louise Martignoni di Suvero, the artist's sister. After donation, the donor requested that a portion of the papers be sealed (no access) until 2033. The sealed portion includes family letters, a typescript for a book, a play script, and family photographs.
Processing Information
The papers were processed by Jean Fitzgerald in October 2005. After processing, the donor requested that a portion of the collection be sealed, thus the sealed boxes have box numbers integrated with the rest of the boxes.