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Paolo S. Abbate papers, 1908-1971

Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973

Curator, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 639 items (on 4 microfilm reels).

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence, ca. 1908-1971, including letters to and from George Grey Barnard; writings and speeches on art; sketches; scrapbooks, ca. 1912- ca. 1953, containing writings and clippings (some in Italian), including articles and obituaries on George Grey Barnard, Frederick William MacMonnies and others; exhibition price lists; photographs of Abbate and of his work; and printed material, including articles by and about Abbate.

Biographical/Historical Note



Lent for microfilming 1977 by James and Samuel Alaimo, nephews of Abbate.

Language Note

Portions of the scrapbooks are in Italian.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1316-1318 and 1322 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Paolo S. Abbate papers, 1908-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.