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Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima, 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989

Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima, 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989

Reisman, Marshall, 1914-2009

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: The Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima are dated 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, and comprise 0.2 linear feet. The papers include letters, correspondence, annotated sketches, photographs, financial records, and printed material related to commissioned works by woodworker and sculptor George Nakashima for art collector Marshall Reisman.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marshall Reisman (1914-2009) was an art collector in Syracuse, N.Y. Dorothy and Marshall Reisman comissioned works by George Nakashima.

Provenance

Donated 2010 by the Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation via Robert Falter, trustee.

A Finding Aid to the Marshall Reisman Papers, 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, in the Archives of American Art
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Biographical/Historical note
Marshall Reisman (1914-2009) and his wife Dorothy (1914-2008) were both art collectors from Syracuse, NY. They commissioned furniture and other objects from George Nakashima (1905-1990).
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged as 3 series:
Series 1: Annotated Sketches, 1972, 1989 (Box 1; 1 folder)
Series 2: Letters and Related Financial Records, 1959-2001 (Box 1; 5 folders)
Series 3: Printed Material 1962-2010 (Box 1; 2 folders)
Provenance
Donated 2010 by the Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation via Robert Falter, trustee.
Processing Information note
The collection was processed by Rachel Salzmann in 2011.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima, 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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