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Raymond Ciarrocchi papers, 1953-2010

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 7 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1964-2009
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1

The birth certificate is a copy. Grant and award documentation concerns Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, The Ingram Merrill Foundation, and The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.; a Macdowell Colony newsletter notes that Ciarrocchi, a recent Colony artist, was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship.
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Birth Certificate; Registration of Marriage, 1964, undated
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1
Resume, circa 2009
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2
Grants and Awards, 1967-2009
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3

Series 2: Letters , 1971-2010
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Box 1

Among the personal correspondents are Karl E. Fortess, Ruth Page, and Edith Schloss. Professional letters are from galleries, colleges and schools, a few museums, the United States Department of State, and others.
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Personal, undated, 1976-2010
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4
Professional, 1971-2009, undated
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5

Series 3: Writings , 1981
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Box 1

A bound copy of a thesis on American landscape painting by Herbert Virgin White, in which Ciarrocchi figures prominently, is accompanied by a letter. The volume contains an inscription by the author to the artist thanking him for "inspiration, encouragement and interest."
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White, Herbert Virgin. "American Landscape Painting: The Past Twenty Years," M.F.A. Thesis, University of Texas, San Antonio (1980), 1981
1 Volume
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6

Series 4: Personal Business Records , 1971-1999
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

This series documents consignments and gallery sales through Tibor de Nagy Gallery and Fischbach Gallery. Among the miscellaneous records are receipts for loans to museums and other institutions, and documentation of participation in exhibitions sponsored by Associated American Artists, the Art In Embassies Program, and Maine Coast Artists. Also found is detailed information about "The Nijinsky Series," a traveling exhibition of Ciarrocchi's monotypes.
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Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1971-1985
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7
Fischbach Gallery, 1985-1991
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8
"The Nijinsky Series" Traveling Exhibition, 1981-1982
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9
Miscellaneous, 1973-1999
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10

Series 6: Sketchbooks , 1953-1956
0.2 Linear feet
Box 2

Volume 1 features landscape, still life, and figure drawings in pencil, ink, and pastel. Volumes 2-4 are devoted to pencil and ink sketches of Japanese objects, architecture, and people.
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Volume 1: Untitled, undated
1 Volume
2
5
Volume 2: "Japan, 1953-1956,", 1953-1956
1 Volume
2
6
Volume 3: Japan, 1954, undated
1 Volume
2
7
Volume 4: Japan, 1956, undated
1 Volume
2
8

Series 7: Photographs , 1963-1994
1 Folder
Box 2

Photographs are of Raymond Ciarrocchi in his studio, painting outdoors, at exhibitions, with his wife and daughter, and with a group of Macdowell Colony artists.
Views of exhibition installations at Tibor de Nagy Gallery and "The Nijinsky Series" traveling exhibition at University of Maine, Orono, are found among his personal business records (Series 4).
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Ciarrocchi and family; with Macdowell Colony artists, 1962-1994, undated
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9

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.