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Oronzio Maldarelli papers, 1952-1963

Maldarelli, Oronzio, 1892-1963

Art teacher, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 19 Items

Summary: Newspaper clippings, photographs of works of art, sketches, and exhibtion material Included are an obituary; memorial exhibition announcement; two exhibition catalogues, 1959 and 1963; two postcards of sculpture by Maldarelli, "to my sweetheart", May 10, 1958, and to "Frances," undated; four photographs of sculpture by Maldarelli; a signed sketch on a linen napkin; and illustrated notes to "Frances" from Oronzio and Thelma (four pages).

Biographical/Historical Note

Figure sculptor; New York, N.Y.


Donated 2003 by Robert W. Harper, executive director of the Lightner Museum where the papers were deposited. The papers were once the property of Frances Bemis, a retired fashion editor and friend of Maldarelli.

Related Materials

Oronzio Maldarelli papers also at Syracuse University.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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

Oronzio Maldarelli papers, 1952-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.